Limestone Branch Distillery Nominated for “Best Craft Distillery”  in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards

August 27, 2019

Lebanon-based distillery is only Kentucky distillery nominated

(Lebanon, Ky.) August 27, 2019 – Vote for Limestone Branch Distillery! The Lebanon, Kentucky, craft distillery is nominated for Best Craft Whiskey Distillery by USA Today’s 2019 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Of the 20 nominees chosen by the publication’s American spirits expert panel, Limestone Branch is the only craft distillery in Kentucky included.

“We are thrilled to be nominated as a Readers’ Choice and honored to be included in this esteemed group of our nation’s top craft distilleries,” says Steve Beam, head distiller at Limestone Branch Distillery. “We love hosting visitors for our tours and tastings, and sharing our story and great whiskey with them. We hope you will support Limestone Branch by voting for us once a day, every day!”

The fan-voted contest launched Monday, August 26; voting will conclude Monday, September 23 at 12 p.m. ET. One vote per day is accepted online (link below). Winners will be announced on on Friday, October 4.

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About Limestone Branch Distillery

Steve Beam and his brother Paul Beam opened Limestone Branch Distillery in 2011, with the goal of crafting the finest whiskey in small batches, honoring their long family heritage. With a history of distilling on both sides of their family – Beam and Dant – the brothers are seventh-generation distillers. In 2015, by partnering with Luxco, they brought the Yellowstone brand back to the family, just in time to commemorate the brand’s 105th anniversary. As one of the founding members of the Kentucky Craft Bourbon Trail, Limestone Branch Distillery is located in Lebanon, Ky., in the heart of bourbon country.  The distillery is well-known for its handcrafted products, including Yellowstone Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon and Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey.

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