Tanner’s Curse White Whiskey launched by Boone County Distilling Company

October 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     The Boone County Distilling Company, one of Kentucky’s most exciting small batch craft distillers, continues to break new ground in its goal to return Northern Kentucky to its once-held prominence among American whiskey producers. Their new white whiskey distilled from bourbon mash, marked Tanner’s Curse, is crafted in “The Bear,” a 500 gallon Vendome copper pot still named after…

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®: A new can for a perfectly aged ale

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Just over 11 years after the introduction of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale®, the beloved Kentucky Proud™ barrel-aged brew is showing up with a new look. On Oct. 26, Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. will release Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale in six-packs of aluminum cans. Designed to look like the bourbon barrel that the brew ages inside, the new cans will show consumers…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Launches Annual Membership Drive

For Immediate Release – October 24, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – Already at its highest membership level since the Repeal of Prohibition, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association today launched its third annual recruitment drive to educate and welcome potential members to its hallowed ranks. The KDA announced five new members during September – Bourbon Heritage Month in the Commonwealth – bringing its total to 33 distilling…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Boosts Responsibility Commitment

   KDA Seeking first-ever Director of Social Responsibility     For Immediate Release – October 20, 2016   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it has created a new director position that will emphasize and enhance the Bourbon industry’s commitment to alcohol responsibility, community engagement and environmental sustainability.   “As our signature industry grows, the association and our members want to…

Boone County Distilling Company Offering Tours of Their Distillery and Barrel Warehouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2016   The Boone County Distilling Company has been producing premium bourbon for just a year. Reviving a distilling history in northern Kentucky with deep roots in producing quality spirits in the 1800s. Boone County Distilling Company pays homage in resurrecting the culture, pride and determination of these early distilling pioneers-and in producing products, such as the Company’s signature ten-year…

Evan Williams, Elijah Craig Kick Off Presidential Campaign

Two legends of Bourbon running as American-made Independents   FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release Bardstown, KY – Evan Williams and Elijah Craig kicked off their presidential campaign today from the Bourbon Capitol of the World – Bardstown, Ky. The historical figures started the Bourbon movement campaigning on support for America’s Military, smoothness and responsibility. “In the current political climate, Rev. Craig and I believe that…

CONSTELLATION BRANDS ACQUIRES A MINORITY STAKE IN THE BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY

Strategic Investment Provides the Fast-Growing, Largest New Whiskey Distillery in the United States with Strong Partner for Future Growth   Bardstown, KY (October 17, 2016) –The Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo), the largest new whiskey distillery in the United States, announced today that Constellation Brands acquired a minority stake in the company. This strategic opportunity provides BBCo with a strong platform to develop new brands and create…

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Michter’s Names Pamela Heilmann Master Distiller As It Institutes Succession Plan

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Michter’s Distillery is announcing promotions of senior production staff as it carries through on its succession plan. Pamela Heilmann will assume the position of Michter’s Master Distiller, previously held by Willie Pratt, who will be transitioning to a flexible schedule as Michter’s Master Distiller Emeritus. Michter’s Vice President Andrea Wilson will add the position of Master of Maturation to…

Woodford Reserve Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Press conference held at Distillery honoring milestones and achievements   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                   Versailles, Ky. (October 17, 2016) – This morning, Woodford Reserve celebrated 20 years of ultra-premium craftsmanship, innovation and the bright future ahead with a press conference at the Woodford Reserve Distillery. The 20th anniversary was honored with reminiscent remarks from Paul Varga, Brown-Forman CEO, Chris Morris, Master Distiller and…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ Announces 2017 Dates, Host City, Director Search

For Immediate Release – October 4, 2016     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced a new three-year partnership that will keep the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp in Louisville through 2019, as well as dates for next year’s event and a national search for a KBA Director.   KDA President Eric Gregory also said Whisky Live, an international celebration of…