Free Greenbacks For Safe Rides On St. Patrick’s Day

March15th2019

For Immediate Release – March 15, 2019     FRANKFORT, Ky – The Safe Ride KY coalition today announced that it is offering Kentuckians $20,000 worth of Lyft discounts to prevent impaired driving during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.   Individuals can claim $20 in free ride credits by entering code SAFERIDEKY2019 in the Lyft app and ordering a ride between 10 a.m. on Friday,…

KDA Statement on Passage of Senate Bill 85

March14th2019

For immediate Release – March 14, 2019     The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and its members applaud the General Assembly for tonight’s overwhelming final passage of Senate Bill 85, the ignition interlock bill that will help keep drunk drivers off Kentucky roadways and save lives. SB 85 is the result of months of tireless work by a diverse coalition of stakeholders, including the KDA, Mothers…

What’s your DRINKiQ? Find out at the Frazier!

March14th2019

LOUISVILLE, KY – Thursday, March 14, 2019 — Pencils up! The Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Welcome Center at the Frazier History Museum is now offering its visitors a free quiz about alcohol and the effects of drinking.   The quiz can be accessed via touch-screen monitors that the Frazier, in partnership with Diageo and with the sponsorship of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA), has installed in…

The USBG Lux Row Distillers Bourbon Battle Competition Launches

March13th2019

Cocktail Competition Calls for Entries and Invites Mixologists Across the U.S. to Compete     (St. Louis, Mo.) March 13, 2019–Entries are now being accepted for the USBG Lux Row Distillers Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition. Mixologists from across the U.S. are invited to submit their best cocktail recipe using Rebel Yell® Kentucky Straight Bourbon or Ezra Brooks® Kentucky Straight Bourbon as the base spirit. Half…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Spring 2019 Edition of the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Series

March11th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 11, 2019   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of the Spring 2019 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Comprised of barrels produced in September of 2005, and bottled in February of 2019, the third release ushers in the latest hallmark series to the bottled-in-bond legacy. Bottled in an ornate decanter, the spring edition…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey Refreshes Bottle Design

March11th2019

(Lebanon, Ky.) March 11, 2019 –Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey has a new look. The new bottle features white paint over the embossments, making the intricate font and design more prominent and adding to the vintage and craft look of the bottle. “The new look is reminiscent of the porcelain painted ‘bar back’ bottles that were popular with so many brands in the late 1800’s,”…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

New Bourbon release set for April 27 A Taste in Danville

March8th2019

For Immediate Release – March 8, 2019   DANVILLE  — Wilderness Trail Distillery is ready to introduce its next Kentucky whiskey expression in a Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon.  The Kentucky Straight Bourbon will be a Bottled in Bond Bourbon whiskey made with a rye small grain versus wheat as found in Wilderness Trail’s original Bottled in Bond Bourbon. The release will take place at…

KENTUCKY DISTILLERS, BETTER DRINKING CULTURE PARTNER TO LAUNCH RESPONSIBLE RETAILING PROGRAM IN KENTUCKY

March7th2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     Frankfort, KY (March 7, 2019) — The Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) and Better Drinking Culture (BDC) today announced their partnership to launch a responsible retailing program that will audit and recognize distilleries’ best practices in operations and marketing.   The program is intended to help distillers provide memorable experiences and mitigate alcohol-related harms. Visitor centers that successfully complete an audit of…

Four Roses Partners with Kentucky Derby Festival for 16th Annual ‘Rose Julep’ Cocktail Competition

March4th2019

Six regional bartenders will compete for best julep recipe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – When you think of the Kentucky Derby Festival, you may also think of a mint julep—crushed ice, mellow Bourbon, simple syrup and fresh mint, all muddled together in a silver cup. Over the years, bartenders have continually put unique twists on this classic cocktail, but…

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. celebrates 20th anniversary with new look

March1st2019

  New beer and whiskey will soon launch     [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In 1999, Lexington, Kentucky, had only one small brewery, and the craft beer movement had not yet taken hold in the Bluegrass region. That year, the same brewery received new life from a local, Irish-born entrepreneur, Pearse Lyons, and Lexington Brewing Co. was enabled to continue a brewing tradition that dates back…