KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ASSOCIATION WELCOMES LOG STILL DISTILLERY AS CRAFT MEMBER

July21st2021

For Immediate Release – July 21, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Log Still Distillery in Nelson County is the newest and 44th member of the nonprofit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Cousins J.W. “Wally” Dant III, Lynne Dant, and Charles Dant are building Log Still Distillery as an expansive distilling…

Heaven Hill Distillery Launches Logger Certification Program in Partnership with Independent Stave Company

July20th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2021 BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery has launched a logger certification sponsorship program in partnership with Independent Stave Company (ISC), creating a collective of family-owned companies dedicated to the future of American Whiskey. As part of Heaven Hill Brands’ corporate sustainability strategy first announced in January 2021, conserving the ecosystems that support the greater distilled industry and partners is a key…

Ideas Wanted: Innovators Invited to Pitch Uses for Kentucky Bourbon Industry’s Surplus Stillage

July19th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 19, 2021) – With the number of Kentucky distillers increasing 250% the past decade, the need to address the industry’s spent-grain byproduct known as stillage has grown as well. Now, innovators and entrepreneurs can submit creative ideas, technologies and solutions for expanded uses of distilling byproduct. The top submitted ideas will enter a reverse pitch competition Oct. 25 during the 25th…

Limestone Branch Master Distiller Stephen Beam releases newest expression of Yellowstone® Limited Edition

July13th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Latest offering made with quality, mature 7-year-old and 15-year-old bourbons, including a select number of 7-year-old barrels finished in Amarone casks ST. LOUIS (July 13, 2021) – Limestone Branch Distillery is releasing 2021 Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Featuring the most mature and flavorful 7-year-old and 15-year-old bourbons hand-selected by Limestone Branch Master Distiller Stephen Beam – including select 7-year-old…

ANGEL’S ENVY® UNVEILS FIRST LOOK AT PLANS FOR DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE BRAND HOME EXPANSION

July13th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The $8.2M expansion will double guest capacity at the home of ANGEL’S ENVY and create approximately 20 new jobs in Louisville. Construction began in late 2020; the completed expansion is expected to open to the public in Spring 2022 LOUISVILLE, KY (July 13, 2021) – ANGEL’S ENVY®, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, finished whiskeys, today unveiled the details of the upcoming $8.2M expansion to…

KENTUCKY DISTILLERS’ ASSOCIATION WELCOMES CASTLE & KEY AS NEWEST HERITAGE MEMBER

June29th2021

For Immediate Release – June 29, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Castle & Key Distillery in Woodford County is the 43rd member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   In 2014, Castle & Key co-founders Will Arvin and Wes Murry purchased the historic Old Taylor Distillery at 4445 McCracken…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Release of Five Brothers Bourbon

June18th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2021 Small batch pays homage to five Shapira brothers, launches with grand opening of Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of Five Brothers Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. A small batch blending of five ages of Bourbon, Five Brothers Bourbon pays homage to the courage, dedication and solidarity of the five…

Gov. Beshear, Heaven Hill Distillery Celebrate Grand Opening of New Bourbon Experience on National Kentucky Bourbon Day

June14th2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ​​​​​​​New visitor center brings $19 million in tourism and economic investment to Bardstown BARDSTOWN, Ky. (June 14, 2021) – Gov. Andy Beshear joined Heaven Hill Brands President Max L. Shapira, and local officials to celebrate the grand opening of the new Heaven Hill Bourbon Experience in Bardstown. “I am proud to be in the heart of bourbon country to proclaim today National Kentucky…

Evan Williams Bourbon Announces Major Redesign of Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch

May26th2021

Bourbon returns to original proof with new, premium packaging BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Evan Williams Bourbon, the second largest selling Bourbon in the world, today announced a major redesign of Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch. Named after the year Evan Williams first opened his distillery on the banks of the Ohio River, the Bourbon’s new, premium package celebrates Kentucky Bourbon’s first licensed endeavor. Returning to the…

New Bourbon Trail™ Passport & Field Guide Offers Visitors The Ultimate Kentucky Bourbon Experience

May26th2021

For Immediate Release – May 26, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. — The world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour is celebrating its 22nd birthday with a new Bourbon Trail™ Passport & Field Guide to help visitors plan and prepare for the ultimate journey behind America’s only native spirit.  The comprehensive guide contains 150 pages of information about the attraction, from maps and suggested itineraries to cocktail recipes, helpful…