UPGRADED JAMES B. BEAM DISTILLING CO. VISITOR EXPERIENCE TO OPEN SUMMER 2021

November30th2020

Reimagined consumer experience to feature the Fred B. Noe Craft Distillery, The Kitchen Table restaurant, American Outpost, Beam Made Bourbon visual educational experience, and more CLERMONT, KY, November 30, 2020 – The James B. Beam Distilling Co., the producer of the world’s #1 bourbon and leader in premium bourbon innovation, expects to unveil an elevated consumer experience on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in late summer 2021.…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes The Bard Distillery as Newest Craft Member

November23rd2020

For Immediate Release – November 23, 2020       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that The Bard Distillery in Muhlenberg County is the newest and 41st member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Inspired by a trip to Maker’s Mark Distillery in 2006, Tom and Kim Bard opened The…

Four Roses Bourbon to expand distillery visitor center, add cocktail tastings and seated tasting rooms 

November19th2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (November 19, 2020) – Four Roses officials today announced plans for an expansion of the current visitor center and enhancements to the overall guest experience at the Bourbon distillery located in Lawrenceburg, Ky. The visitor center project is part of an ongoing investment to accommodate for growing demand in the Bourbon tourism industry. For the design of the 14,446-square-foot visitor center,…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Two Industry Leaders With Prestigious “Esprit de Corps” Award

November19th2020

For Immediate Release – November 19, 2020       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Shane Baker of Wilderness Trail Distillery and KDA Board Chairwoman Jessica Pendergrass of Heaven Hill Distillery are the recipients of a new award honoring industry leaders who personify the legendary group’s spirit of camaraderie and integrity.    The esteemed Esprit de Corps Award can be…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Three Distillers to Heritage Level Membership, Another to Proof Level

November17th2020

For Immediate Release – November 17, 2020     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rabbit Hole Distillery, Wilderness Trail Distillery and Willett Distillery have advanced to the rank of “Heritage” members, the highest level in the non-profit group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and spirits industry.   To qualify as a Heritage member, distilleries must have at…

Rabbit Hole Launches There’s No Going Back

November16th2020

National campaign inspires individuals to pursue their dreams   Louisville, KY (November 16, 2020) –Rabbit Hole is proud to announce the launch of its first national campaign titled “There’s No Going Back™.”  Through a six-part unscripted film series highlighting the path that exceptional creatives took in boldly pursuing their dreams, the through-the-line campaign underpins the fascinating and inspirational journey of the brand’s founder/whiskey maker Kaveh…

The LEE Initiative Partners with Maker’s Mark® to Release “CommUNITY Batch” Bourbon with 100% of Proceeds Supporting the Hospitality Industry

November16th2020

Blending Maker’s Mark Private Selection Recipes from 30+ Restaurants, Bars and Retailers Across the Country, the First-of-its-kind Bourbon Will Launch with Virtual Events on Giving Tuesday     NEWS RELEASE   LOUISVILLE, Ky (November 16, 2020) – The LEE Initiative, in partnership with Maker’s Mark® Bourbon, today announced the launch of the limited-edition “CommUNITY Batch,” a special release bourbon created exclusively to support trade and hospitality partners…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Release of Limited-Edition Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

November12th2020

Commemorative bottles comprised from a single 13-year-old barrel   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2020   BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of Heaven Hill 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. This single barrel limited-edition release celebrates Heaven Hill’s 85 years of distilling tradition. “Perseverance is a hallmark of Heaven Hill’s history, and a value resonating across the industry…

Four Roses Distillery and Brooklyn Brewery collaboration beer to launch this fall

November11th2020

Limited-release Brooklyn Black Ops beer aged in Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon barrels     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (November 11, 2020) – Bourbon lovers and beer fans alike can raise a glass to the launch of the latest edition of the highly anticipated Brooklyn Black Ops, a collaboration from Kentucky-based Four Roses Distillery and New York’s Brooklyn Brewery. The new, limited-release beer was aged…

Inaugural Elijah Craig Old Fashioned Week Raises $100,000 for Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation

November10th2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 10, 2020 IMAGES: See download link at end of release   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Elijah Craig Bourbon today announced a $100,000 donation to the Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation stemming from the success of the inaugural Old Fashioned Week.  More than 22,000 registrants, and thousands of fans on social media, joined Elijah Craig from Oct. 16 – 25 on social and digital platforms…