Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Inducts Six New Members & Bestows Lifetime Achievement Award

September19th2019

For Immediate Release – September 19, 2019     BARDSTOWN, KY. – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted six individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on a beloved icon who patiently resurrected one of the state’s most historic distilleries and returned the family-owned brand to global prominence.    This year’s inductees are, in alphabetical order: Katrina…

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame To Induct Six New Members & Bestow Lifetime Achievement Award

September16th2019

For Immediate Release – Sept. 16, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame on Thursday will induct six individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestow its Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on a beloved icon who patiently resurrected one of the state’s most historic distilleries and returned the family-owned brand to global prominence.    “This is a special year as…

Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ Fantasy Camp Joins Forces With Bourbon & Beyond For 2020 

September13th2019

For Immediate Release – September 13, 2019       LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Affair® announced today that it is moving the five-day fantasy camp to September next year to become the opening act for the growing Bourbon & Beyond festival.   Created in 2014 by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, the KBA features elite, intimate and one-of-a-kind experiences at the state’s finest…

Willett Distillery

KENTUCKY’S WILLETT DISTILLERY INVITES GUESTS TO BELLY UP TO THE BAR

September13th2019

Press Release SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 An on-site bar and restaurant will feature small plates inspired by the Willett family heritage and treasured whiskies. BARDSTOWN, KY (September 13, 2019) – The family behind Willett Distillery, the celebrated makers of Kentucky Bourbon and Rye Whiskey, will add a culinary component to their intimate guest experience. Located at the site of the historic family owned and operated distillery,…

Yarmuth, Barr Introduce Aged Distilled Spirits Competitiveness Act

September12th2019

Bill would permanently exempt aging process from the production period for distilled spirits     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Andy Barr (KY-6) introduced H.R. 4284, the Aged Distilled Spirits Competitiveness Act, legislation to permanently correct the U.S. tax code to level the playing field for bourbon distillers, allowing them to deduct interest expenses associated with production…

Maker's Mark Distillery

MAKER’S MARK® INTRODUCES ITS FIRST-EVER NATIONALLY AVAILABLE LIMITED RELEASE BOURBON

September12th2019

2019 Installment in Wood Finishing Series Pushes Boundaries to Derive Enhanced Flavor from Wood     Loretto, Ky. (September 11, 2019) – Maker’s Mark® today announced the launch of its first-ever nationally available limited-release bourbon, Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release: Stave Profile RC6. This cask strength expression of Maker’s Mark® Bourbon is finished with proprietary wood staves, referred to as Stave Profile…

Lux Row Distillers Launches New Bourbon to Commemorate First Anniversary of Distillery’s Opening

September10th2019

BARDSTOWN, KY (September 10, 2019) – Lux Row Distillers has launched a new bourbon, Lux Row Distillers Double Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, to commemorate the distillery’s grand opening last year. The new limited edition bourbon brings together two carefully selected 12-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon barrels bottled together for the ultimate barrel strength taste and finish. “We wanted to do something unique to commemorate the opening…

Jimmy Russell Celebrates 65 Years with Wild Turkey Distillery

September10th2019

Tuesday, September 10th marks the 65th anniversary of Jimmy Russell’s love affair with Wild Turkey Distillery. To hear him tell it, he’s never worked a day in his life because he loves the job so much – but we all know the truth. Jimmy is a legend. One of the hardest working men in the industry. A man that others turn to for counsel. And…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings Launches American Craft Apple Brandy Aged in Kentucky Bourbon and New American Oak Barrels 

September9th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has extended its apple brandy line-up with a new 92 proof iteration, aged in Kentucky bourbon and new American white oak barrels. The apple brandy is distilled exclusively from apple wine fermented from fresh-pressed apple juice in Vendome American copper pot stills. The apple brandy…

Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Launches Unlock the Rickhouse Augmented Reality Program

September4th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey launched the new “Unlock the Rickhouse” augmented reality app today available to download on the Apple Store and Google Play.  With this app, consumers are invited to search through the rickhouses to learn more about Larceny Bourbon, potentially win daily prizes, and enter to win the grand prize of $10,000. To participate,…