Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Sells Minority Equity Stake to Constellation Brands     

January5th2018

Craft Distillery Collaborates With U.S. Total Beverage Alcohol Leader   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 5, 2018) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announced the sale of a minority equity stake to Constellation Brands, a leading international producer of beer, wine and spirits.   The collaboration brings together one of America’s most adventurous and innovative craft distillers with America’s…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

January4th2018

For Immediate Release – January 4, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rob Samuels, Chief Operating Officer at Maker’s Mark Distillery, has been named Chairman of the historic group’s Board of Directors for 2018.   Samuels, 43, is the fourth generation of his legendary family to serve as Chairman of the non-profit trade group that unites, promotes, protects…

Bardstown Bourbon Company Advances Membership Rank in Kentucky Distillers’ Association

December20th2017

For Immediate Release – December 20, 2017     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the Bardstown Bourbon Company has advanced in its ranks, becoming a “Proof” level member in the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   “Proof” members are the second-highest tier in the group, following an organizational structure based on…

Get In the Holiday Spirit – Responsibly

December14th2017

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Leads Coalition Offering $20 Discount on Safe Rides During the Holiday Season     For Immediate Release – Dec. 14, 2017   FRANKFORT, Ky – This holiday season, Kentuckians can get $20 off safe rides through January 1 thanks to a coalition of beverage alcohol industry groups led by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.   The discount is available by entering the code…

ANGEL’S ENVY™ NAMED BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

December14th2017

Louisville, Kentucky (December 14, 2017) – On Dec. 5, 2017, Louisville Distilling Company, producers of the highly celebrated Angel’s Envy Kentucky straight bourbon finished in port barrels, was honored to accept the Medium Size Business of the Year Award from Louisville Business First.   Based on its success, company culture, community participation and the unique approach to business at Angel’s Envy, the award was received…

Town Branch Distillery develops new spirit with a Kentucky twist

December14th2017

The rise of craft cocktails inspires Town Branch master distiller to create Town Branch Gin   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – While Kentucky is known for bourbon, the state’s growth in craft distilleries has cast a spotlight on other locally produced spirits and handcrafted cocktails. Town Branch Distillery is at the forefront of this exciting trend and is set to release Town Branch Gin to round out…

O.Z. Tyler Distillery Becomes Heritage Member in Kentucky Distillers’ Association

December13th2017

Fast-Growing Bourbon Inventory Raises Profile of Owensboro Distillery   For Immediate Release – December 13, 2017    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that O.Z. Tyler Distillery has advanced to the “Heritage” member level, the highest rank in the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   O.Z. Tyler is the KDA’s eighth Heritage…

Rebel Yell 10 Year Single Barrel Named One of Best Whiskies of the Year

December6th2017

In case you missed it… Rebel Yell 10 Year Single Barrel was included in Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 Whiskies of 2017, coming in at no. 12 as one of only three bourbons included in the list. This prestigious list contains the highest ranked whiskies in the world – those that are best in class for their style and that generate excitement among the whisky community.…

Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery taps general manager

December6th2017

Alltech’s new brewery and distillery project rolls toward spring 2018 completion [PIKEVILLE, Ky.] – Beneath the picturesque backdrop of the storied Appalachian Mountains, progress continues at Alltech’s Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery in downtown Pikeville, Kentucky. Marking the latest milestone, Eastern Kentucky native Danny Branham has been appointed general manager, overseeing the region’s first (legal) bourbon, beer and moonshine operation.   Branham has been with…

BOONE COUNTY DISTILLING CO’s SPIRITS AWARDED GOLD MEDALS   

December2nd2017

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017   Boone County Distilling Company received high praise during the 2017 Tastings.com International Review of Spirits North American Whiskey & Cream Liqueur competition. Eighteen33, our flagship 10yr aged straight bourbon whiskey received a gold medal and a score of 93 points. White Hall Bourbon Cream also won a gold medal and a score of 91 points. Full reviews and…