Celebrate “Mocktober” This Week To Help Fund Local Addiction Recovery Efforts

October15th2018

For Immediate Release – October 15, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the second straight year, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association and The Mocktail Project have declared this week “Mocktober” to promote inclusion of non-drinkers and empower more mindful consumption.   Through Sunday, Kentuckians are encouraged to visit more than 20 participating bars, restaurants and distilleries to enjoy a non-alcoholic “mocktail” or craft their own…

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Launches via Chicago American Brandy Aged in FEW Rye Whiskey Barrels

September28th2018

Distillers Celebrate Friendship, Music, AM Radio, and Creative Expression in a Glass   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  …

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September28th2018

Distillers Celebrate Friendship, Music, AM Radio, and Creative Expression in a Glass   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                  …

Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Inventory Reaches 46-Year High

September27th2018

For Immediate Release – September 27, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – As the Commonwealth closes out Kentucky Bourbon Heritage Month, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the state’s aging Bourbon inventory has reached 7.5 million barrels, the most since 1972.   The total number of all barrels – including Bourbon, brandy and other spirits – reached 8.1 million, the most since 1971. The…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes James E. Pepper Distillery as Newest Craft Member

September25th2018

For Immediate Release – September 25, 2018       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the historic James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington is the newest and 39th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Located in the heart of Lexington’s vibrant Distillery District, the restored Pepper distillery began…

Luxco Introduces Old Ezra Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon

September19th2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       September 19, 2018 (St. Louis) — Luxco introduces Old Ezra Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey this fall. Aged a full seven years for a more robust flavor, this bourbon is bottled at barrel strength of 117 proof. This allows the bourbon to develop bold, intense flavors with the perfect balance of oak, caramel, cinnamon and pepper, with a…

Town Branch Distillery launches first barrel-finished expression, Town Branch® Bourbon: Sherry Cask Finished

September14th2018

Launch coincides with the induction of late distillery founder Dr. Pearse Lyons into the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame     Media Release September 14, 2018   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Town Branch Distillery is diving into the world of experimental bourbons and barrel finishes with its first limited-release edition of Town Branch® Bourbon.   The exclusive new spirit, Town Branch® Bourbon: Sherry Cask Finished,…

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame To Induct Three New Members & Honor Lifetime Achievement Recipient

September14th2018

For Immediate Release – September 14, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted three individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the industry’s most successful leaders, visionaries and champions.   “This year’s class truly shows the diversity of personas behind the growing Golden Age of Kentucky Bourbon, from…

Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2018 Launches this Month

September12th2018

(Lebanon, Ky.) September 12, 2018 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces the 2018 variety of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, the third and final barrel finishing experiment by Limestone Branch Distillery, set to hit the market in October. This year’s final limited edition combines hand-selected, Kentucky Straight bourbons, ranging from four to 12 years in aging and finished in No. 3 char wine casks. Same…

Evan Williams is Bourbon Done Right

September11th2018

RELEASE: September 11, 2018   As the second largest selling Bourbon in the world, the new campaign conveys the commitment to quality and the esteem with which consumers have held Evan Williams over the last decade. The new campaign showcases people enjoying their hobbies, whether building a deck or polishing their car, it shows how Evan Williams Bourbon can be used to celebrate the small…