Libbey Partners with The Kentucky Distillers’ Association

New Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tasting Glass embraces two great American traditions   TOLEDO, OHIO, May 18, 2017 – (NYSE MKT: LBY) Libbey®, the leader in glassware innovation, has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) and its famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® (KBT) tour. Together, these influential groups designed a glass specifically for tasting bourbon and bringing out the best aspects of the signature spirit. Now,…

Four Roses Bourbon Employees Volunteer to Clean Up Riverbank

MEDIA ADVISORY Employees from Four Roses Bourbon will host a Salt River Clean Up Day on Friday, May 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers will spend the day maintaining the pristine riverbank along the Distillery grounds by removing debris. The group will kick off the day with lunch in the Distillery gazebo. Directly after lunch, they will move across the street to clean…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail Distillery Wins Gold Medal at Prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition

For Immediate Release – April 27, 2017   Danville, KY. – Wilderness Trail Distillery’s Bourbon-influenced Blue Heron Vodka earned a Gold Medal and its Harvest Rum garnered a Bronze Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Since its introduction in 2000, this competition has become one of the most respected and influential spirits competitions in the world. The 2017 competition was the largest in…

KDA Releases Alcohol Responsibility Public Service Announcement For Derby Season

For immediate release – April 27, 2017     FRANKFORT , Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has released a new public service announcement that highlights the importance of responsible consumption and safe rides along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® experience.   The 15-second video asks: “How do Kentuckians enjoy their Bourbon?” Images of measured pours, snifters, tasting sessions and safe ride options flash across the…

JIM BEAM® BOURBON HELPS RUNNERS COMMEMORATE 2017 FESTIVAL RACES

 April 12, 2017. Louisville, KY.  – Back by popular demand, the world’s No. 1 bourbon Jim Beam is helping participants of this year’s Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana capture their time in a bottle. Runners are invited to bring their race bibs to the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse (408 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Ky.) to receive a complimentary engraving of…

KDA Announces Staff Promotions

For Immediate Release – March 29, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association, a non-profit trade group that promotes, protects and elevates the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry, today announced several changes to its growing staff.   Kristin Baldwin has been promoted to Senior Director of Governmental and External Affairs. She will oversee all governmental and regulatory affairs, member services,…

Jim Beam® Urban Stillhouse Presents Interactive Tableside Cocktails

World’s No. 1 Bourbon Makes History with First-of-Its-Kind Mixology Experience in Downtown Louisville Mar 21, 2017, 12:07 ET LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cocktails in Kentucky just got more delicious. The Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse proudly debuts a premier tableside cocktail experience, “raising the bar” for bourbon tastings and at-home mixology. Featuring classic and contemporary drinks created by a “cocktail concierge,” the program marks…

Lyft, Distillers Make Safe Rides Available in Bardstown

Community recruiting drivers for the on-demand ride service   For immediate release – March 22, 2017 FRANKFORT , Ky. – On-demand safe rides are now available to Bardstown residents and visitors thanks to a collaboration between Lyft and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. Lyft is a mobile app that matches users with nearby drivers so they can order a ride in minutes. The fastest growing rideshare…

KDA Adopts Stave & Thief Society as the Official Bourbon Certification Program

For Immediate Release – March 16, 2017   LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the Stave & Thief Society Bourbon Certification Program is now the official Bourbon education course of the organization and its 33 members. The program was created in 2015 by the Distilled Spirits Epicenter, the KDA’s official educational member, with input from an independent advisory panel of distilling…

Limited Edition Bourbon Celebrates Four Roses’ Brand Ambassador & Bourbon Legend Al Young

Bottle to commemorate Al Young’s 50th Anniversary with Four Roses Bourbon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (March 9, 2017) – Four Roses Bourbon’s Senior Brand Ambassador and Bourbon legend Al Young will celebrate his 50th Anniversary with the brand this year. To commemorate this milestone, Four Roses will release a special 2017 Limited Edition 50th Anniversary Small Batch Bourbon in his honor this June. Al…