Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Reaches 1,000th Barrel Milestone

February1st2018

RELEASE: For Immediate Release February 1, 2018     LOUISVILLE, KY – The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, a cornerstone of Whiskey Row’s renaissance in Downtown Louisville, filled the 1,000th barrel on February 1, 2018. The artisanal distillery reaches this milestone after producing one barrel per day since production began in September 2013, compared to the 1,300 barrels produced per day at Heaven Hill Distillery’s Bernheim Facility.…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail plans first Bourbon release

January30th2018

For Immediate Release – January 30, 2018     Danville, KY. – After more than four years of waiting for Wilderness Trail Distillery’s Bourbon, our Family Reserve members and loyal Ambassadors are plenty thirsty.  We aim to quench the thirst for our Bourbon on April 28 just before the Kentucky Derby.   “While our goal is to age much longer, these are special barrels that…

Coveted Golden Tickets Return

January30th2018

VIP Packages to Elite Bourbon Fantasy Camp on Sale THURSDAY     For Immediate Release – January 31, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A limited number of VIP all-access Golden Tickets to the fifth annual Kentucky Bourbon Affair™ will go on sale at noon EST Thursday, Feb. 1.   Referred to as “Bourbon fantasy camp,” the Kentucky Bourbon Affair event includes six days of…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Bardstown Office

January29th2018

For Immediate Release – January 29, 2018     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that it has opened a satellite office in Bardstown as a result of the city’s renewed efforts to strengthen its focus as the “Bourbon Capital of the World.”   “Our KDA staff are finding themselves more and more in Bardstown with all the new distilleries and opportunities…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail

Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Tours Surpass 1 Million Milestone For Second Straight Year

January25th2018

For Immediate Release – January 25, 2018                                                                 FRANKFORT, Ky. – For the second year in a row, visitors made more than one million stops at Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® distilleries as the thriving tourism attraction continues its record growth.   Now at an all-time high of 23 participating distilleries – with more coming this summer – attendance…

Four Roses Bourbon to Feature Updated Package

January23rd2018

Redesigned bottle for namesake Bourbon to align with Four Roses Small Batch and Single Barrel products      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (January 23, 2018) – Four Roses Distillery announced the launch of a new bottle design for Four Roses Bourbon, the brand’s namesake offering. ​ ​ The renewed packaging was designed to maintain consistency, in color and style, with the brand’s other signature products–Four…

Jeptha Creed Announced as the Official Vodka of the Kentucky Derby Festival

January22nd2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            January 22, 2018                                                (LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY) Jeptha Creed – a craft distillery located in Shelbyville, Kentucky specializing in bourbon, whiskey, vodka and moonshine – is proud to…

Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. to introduce Pearse Irish Whiskey to the U.S. market 

January19th2018

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Though the stills at Pearse Lyons Distillery at St. James in Dublin have been working full time at their new home for over six months, they have been producing whiskey for over five years. Now putting whiskey away at full capacity, Pearse Lyons Distillery is ready to share its spirits with the rest of the world. Imported by Alltech’s U.S. operations, the…

Safe Ride KY Coalition Reports Successful Holiday Campaign Targeting Drunk Drivers

January11th2018

For immediate release – January 11, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky – The new Safe Ride KY coalition took more than 700 potentially impaired drivers off Kentucky roadways during its first holiday campaign, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association reported today.   The program offered $20 discounts on rides through Lyft and CityScoot services between Dec. 15, 2017, and Jan. 1 using the code “SAFERIDEKY17.” All codes were…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Rabbit Hole Distillery as Newest Member

January9th2018

For Immediate Release – January 9, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rabbit Hole Distillery in downtown Louisville is the newest and 36th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Founded in 2014 by CEO Kaveh Zamanian, the innovative Rabbit Hole campus spans an entire block between…