Old Pogue Est 1876

The Old Pogue Distillery Announces Release of Old Maysville Club Rye

The Old Pogue Distillery, LLC, dba Old Pogue, Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky, today announced the release of its iconic and historical “Old Maysville Club” Kentucky Straight Rye Malt Whisky. “Old Maysville Club” Rye is a Bottled in Bond Whisky, distilled and bottled by The Old Pogue Distillery, in Bourbon’s Birthplace, Maysville, Kentucky. “Old Maysville Club” was one of Old Pogue’s original brands with a history…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Limestone Branch Distillery Launches Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey

(Lebanon, Ky.) February 27, 2017 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey, featuring straight rye whiskey with a sherry cask finish and bottled at 90 proof. “My grandfather, Minor Case Beam, made rye whiskey in his day, before prohibition, which was his specialty. This rye whiskey is inspired by him and a tribute to his distilling legacy,” says Steve Beam, president and…

Bill Samuels Jr. Speaking at Friends of Lake Barkley Event March 31

“Bourbon, Beef and BS” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CADIZ, Ky. – (Feb. 24, 2017) – Bourbon enthusiasts and anyone interested in bourbon history are invited to Lake Barkley State Resort Park on March 31 for a special event that will help the park. Bill Samuels Jr., president emeritus of Maker’s Mark, will speak during “Bourbon, Beef and BS,” sponsored by the Friends of Lake Barkley. The…

Forecastle Announces Lineup for Bourbon Lodge

Kentucky is the epicenter of Bourbon – seriously, 95% of the world’s Bourbon is produced here! As a result, Forecastle is about much more than just the music. The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge has grown into a Forecastle headliner all its own, featuring local eats, drinks, and festival perks that are unrivaled!  For the fifth year, we are partnering with the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to make our Bourbon Lodge…

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Offers Special, Limited Edition Kentucky Derby Festival Bourbon Bottle

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – As an official sponsor of the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience will release a special edition bottle of 2009 Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon to commemorate the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival. The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience will also be the sole location providing Pegasus Pins through March 6. Dipped in a unique gold…

Four Roses Bourbon Partners with Derby Festival for  14th annual ‘Rose Julep’ Contest

Louisville-area bartenders will compete for best mint julep   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       LOUISVILLE, Ky. (February 16, 2017) – When you think of the Kentucky Derby Festival, you may also think of a mint julep – crushed ice, mellow Bourbon, simple syrup and fresh mint, all muddled together in a silver cup. Over the years, Louisville bartenders have continually put unique twists on…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® Adds More Experiences For Bourbon Fans

For Immediate Release – February 16, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The iconic Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® is expanding with two new members in Lexington and Northern Kentucky, giving fans the opportunity to experience 13 distilleries on the tour that showcases the state’s burgeoning micro distilleries. Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington and Boone County Distilling Company in Independence join the fast-growing and impressive tour of…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

ANGEL’S ENVY DISTILLERY JOINS THE KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL® TOUR

For Immediate Release – February 13, 2017   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Angel’s Envy, Louisville’s newest distillery, is also the newest member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience, becoming the 10th stop on the world-famous journey that showcases the state’s signature spirit. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer made the announcement today at the downtown site on historic Whiskey Row, where Angel’s Envy recently opened its $27 million…

O.Z. TYLER DISTILLERY RAISES $25.5 MILLION IN NEW CAPITAL

Begins expansion to 75,000 barrels annually   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2017 February 8, 2017, Owensboro, KY – Terressentia Corporation, premium spirits producer in N. Charleston, SC and owner/operator of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro, KY, has closed on new capital funding of $12,250,000 in preferred equity and a new term loan of $13,250,000. Proceeds will be used to retire $17 million in…

Kentucky Bourbon Boom Adds $1 Billion To State Economy and 2,000 Jobs in Last Two Years 

For Immediate Release – February 7, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s skyrocketing Bourbon industry shows no signs of slowing down, as the signature spirit increased its economic output by $1 billion in the last two years alone and added another 2,000 distillery-related jobs to its workforce, according to a new study released today.   Kentucky Bourbon now pours $8.5 billion each year into…