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Are You The Next World’s Top Whiskey Taster? Whiskey Experts Have Until August 15th To Apply

August 4, 2021


Bardstown Bourbon Company to crown Top Whiskey Taster Winner receives $20,000 cash prize and the opportunity to create own whiskey blend

WHAT: Bardstown Bourbon Company and Moonshine University are looking for  this year’s World’s Top Whiskey Taster – with less than two weeks left to enter.  Accomplished and aspiring whiskey experts have the opportunity to compete for the grand prize:  a $20,000 cash prize, a scholarship to Moonshine University’s Executive Bourbon Steward program, the opportunity to create their own whiskey blend with Bourbon Hall-of-Famer and Master Distiller Steve Nally, and the title of 2021 World’s Top Whiskey Taster.

The competition, in its second year, will test contestants in a series of bourbon sensory and tasting challenges, such as identifying a bourbon’s producer, age, mash bill and proof, among others. Each will be hosted by prominent whiskey distillers, influencers and experts, including authorities from Moonshine University.

WHEN: Applications accepted through Sunday, August 15.

WHERE: Submit entries at

MEDIA: Samantha Montgomery, Bardstown Bourbon Company National Brand Ambassador, is available for interviews upon request.


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ABOUT: Founded in 2014 by Peter Loftin in the heart of Bourbon Country on 100 acres of active farmland, Bardstown Bourbon Company, 1500 Parkway Drive, Bardstown, Ky., is one of the country’s most modern and technically advanced whiskey distilleries. Celebrating the art of making high-quality, authentic bourbons, the innovative distillery produces custom rye, whiskey and bourbon for prominent brands including High West, Belle Meade, Hirsch and many others through its one-of-a-kind collaborative distilling program. Bardstown Bourbon Company honors tradition and drives innovation with their exceptional destination experience for visitors, offering the only full-service restaurant located within a distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, The Kitchen & Bar at Bardstown Bourbon Company.

CONTACT: Luis Hernandez

Jacobson Rost

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