Kentucky Distillers’ Association Celebrates National Craft Spirits Week

For immediate release – June 22, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is encouraging visitors and consumers to #sipcraft as it celebrates National Craft Spirits Week, June 18-24. “We’re proud of Kentucky’s growing craft distilling industry and ask everyone to raise a glass to these spirited entrepreneurs who make them, mix them and those who enjoy sipping them,” KDA President Eric Gregory…

Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship and Kentucky Distillers’ Association Bring Back Bourbon Barrel of Compromise and Honor Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to be Special Guest   LEXINGTON, KY June 16, 2017– Continuing a tradition revived in 2015, the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship (HCCS) in partnership with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) will host the second Bourbon Barrel of Compromise on June 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, DC.   Senate Majority Leader…

CASEY JONES DISTILLERY’S TOTAL ECLIPSE MOONSHINE

Kentucky Distiller bottles “Official Drink of the 2017 Solar Eclipse” For Immediate Release June 7, 2017, HOPKINSVILLE, KY – Casey Jones Distillery is preparing for the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse by bottling Casey’s Cut Total Eclipse Moonshine, the “Official Drink of the 2017 Solar Eclipse”.  This 100 proof commemorative spirit is credited with being “the closest you can get to bottling nature’s rare…

Wilderness Trail Distillery to Add Capacity, 10 New Jobs in Danville

Kentucky Bourbon Craft Trail member investing nearly $10 million in expansion project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 6, 2017) – Wilderness Trail Distillery, a producer of bourbon, rye whiskey, vodka and rum, will increase capacity at its Boyle County facility by six fold with a $9.91 million investment and 10 new jobs, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today. “Wilderness Trail’s expansion will create exciting opportunities for…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes First-Ever Director of Kentucky Bourbon Affair™

For Immediate Release – Tuesday, June 6, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today named Mary Gratzer, a veteran leader of Louisville’s marketing and association management scene, as its first-ever Director of the Kentucky Bourbon Affair showcase happening this week.   A Louisville native and graduate of Murray State University, Gratzer comes to KDA from the American Advertising Federation- Louisville, where…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair –

2017 Bourbon Fantasy Camp Almost Sold Out   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE; JUNE 2, 2017 Louisville, Kentucky – There are big things coming to Louisville starting Tuesday, June 6th …big BOURBON things to be exact. The Kentucky Bourbon Affair is a world-class event that features daily behind-the-scenes access to the nation’s most iconic distilleries, with elite dinners and events starring Louisville’s historic Bourbon culture and top-shelf…

WHISKY LIVE RETURNS TO LOUISVILLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                    May 31, 2017 Sample the Finest Scotches, Bourbons & Whiskies from around the world, all under one roof at Marriott East Louisville. WHISKY LIVE is back for the second year in Louisville, and will again be the closing event for Kentucky Bourbon Affair on Saturday, June 10, 2017. This premier tasting event will allow guests to sample world-class Scotches, Bourbons…

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Wilderness Trail Distillery Announces Plans for Kentucky Birthday Bourbon

For Immediate Release – June 1, 2017 DANVILLE, KY — Wilderness Trail Distillery has teamed up with Caverndale Farms to commemorate the 225th anniversary of Kentucky’s statehood with a special production of America’s Native Spirit, Kentucky Bourbon. Caverndale Farms, the Danville farm supplying the corn, wheat and rye for Wilderness Trail Distillery, has sourced an original corn strain similar to what would have been planted…

Negroni Week – Kentucky Style

June 5-11, 2017 is Negroni Week as hosted by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. 6,000 bars around the world participate to raise nearly $1 million for charitable causes. A classic Negroni is a gin based drink, but us Kentuckians like to bring it on home. Try this delicious variation and thank us later. Kentucky Negroni 1 part Campari 1.5 parts Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 1 part…

Mint Julep Tours offers Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips experience Aug. 21

View rare total solar eclipse and enjoy distillery tour and tasting at MB Roland Distillery   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 30, 2017) – Mint Julep Tours will offer a one-of-a-kind experience to see the 2017 total solar eclipse Aug. 21. Solar Eclipse & Bourbon Sips ventures to Hopkinsville, Kentucky for an unmatched viewing opportunity for the first total solar eclipse in nearly four…