Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ To Feature Exclusive Private Barrel Picks By Panel Of Legendary Hall of Fame Master Distillers

May14th2018

Sales From Epic Closing Event To Benefit Kentucky Charities     For Immediate Release – May 14, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the first time ever, legendary Master Distillers from the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame have banded together and hand-picked elite single barrels of Bourbon and Rye to be sold at the Kentucky Bourbon Affair closing event.   This historic charitable event…

Heaven Hill Distillery Receives Best Bourbon, Best Small Batch Bourbon and Numerous Medals from 2018 San Francisco Spirits Competition

May7th2018

Awards continue legacy of excellence for Heaven Hill Distillery portfolio     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2018 IMAGES: See end of release Both Bourbons and Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey also received the Double Gold designation, which the competition defines as “awarded to the very few entries that receive a Gold medal rating by all members of the judging panel; these are among the finest…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Rep. Chad McCoy With “100 Proof” Award

May2nd2018

For Immediate Release – May 2, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association honored Rep. Chad McCoy on Monday with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for his leadership in passing historic legislation in the 2018 General Assembly that allows distillery visitors to ship spirits home.   “As the chief sponsor of House Bill 400, Rep. McCoy was instrumental in securing the successful passage…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer With “100 Proof” Award

May2nd2018

For Immediate Release – May 2, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association honored Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer on Monday with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for his exemplary efforts in the 2018 legislative session to promote and protect the Commonwealth’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   KDA President Eric Gregory cited Sen. Thayer’s skilled leadership in guiding House Bill 400…

Yellowstone® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Launches Program Supporting America’s National Parks

May1st2018

Brand partners with National Parks Conservation Association   LEBANON, KY (May 1, 2018) – Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey has launched a cause marketing program that harkens back to its iconic roots, as the bourbon was originally named after Yellowstone National Park. The brand is partnering with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). Since their founding in 1919 – and with their 1.3 million members and…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Preservation Distillery as Newest Craft Member

April25th2018

For Immediate Release –  April 25, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Preservation Distillery in Bardstown is the newest and 38th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Founder Marci Palatella said she has dreamed of opening a distillery since 1985 when she got into the spirits and wine…

THE BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY INSTALLS SECOND 50-FOOT STAINLESS STEEL VENDOME STILL

April25th2018

BBCo prepares to more than double capacity to nearly 7 million proof gallons and solidifies its position as one of the most technically advanced and flexible bourbon distilleries in the world   Bardstown, KY (April 25, 2018)– The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) achieved another major milestone today with the installation of its second 50-foot tall, custom made, 36-inch stainless steel Vendome Copper & Brass Works still. Delivered in one…

Bluegrass Distillers 2nd Releases of Blue Corn Bourbon Whiskey April 28th, 2018

April24th2018

On Saturday, April 28th, 2018, Bluegrass Distillers™ will release a limited supply at their distillery of the Kentucky Blue Corn Bourbon. The second batch is no more than 260 bottles. Their first batch was released Labor Day weekend, 2017 and sold out in about a month.   To celebrate the release of this long anticipated 2nd batch, Bluegrass Distillers will have live bluegrass music, cocktails,…

O.Z. Tyler Distillery Releases First Production Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey

April17th2018

-Bourbon is fast-filtered using TerrePURE®-   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Owensboro, Ky. – (April 16, 2018) For the first time in more than twenty years, Kentucky Bourbon is back in Owensboro.  It is produced and bottled at the O.Z. Tyler Distillery, originally Green River Distillery circa 1880’s and most recently the Charles Medley Distillery.  Kentucky’s newest Bourbon, O.Z. Tyler, is made from locally sourced corn and…

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY TEAMS WITH BOURBON HALL OF FAMER TO LAUNCH NEW WILD TURKEY® LONGBRANCH™

April13th2018

Wild Turkey Creative Director McConaughey and Master Distiller Eddie Russell Unveil Small-Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Refined with Texas Mesquite   LAWRENCEBURG, KY (APRIL 10, 2018) –Today, Matthew McConaughey and the legendary Wild Turkey® Distillery are proud to announce the introduction of Wild Turkey Longbranch™, a collaboration between the iconic whiskey brand’s creative director and Master Distiller Eddie Russell. Inspired by McConaughey’s Kentucky and Texas roots,…