Four Roses earns ‘World’s Best Bourbon’ title

130th Anniversary 2018 Limited Edition Small Batch wins Top Bourbon Honor at World Whiskies Awards     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – Four Roses 130th Anniversary 2018 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon, released last September, has been named World’s Best Bourbon in the 2019 World Whiskies Awards.   “The competition for the World Whiskies Awards is strong, so it’s a tremendous honor for our…

Kentucky Peerless Named Craft Producer of the Year

Peerless Owner and Fourth Generation Corky Taylor joyfully accepted Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky Craft Producer of the Year Award in New York on January 30. Taylor is truly humbled and honored by receiving this award. He dedicates the award to the hard work of every member at the distillery.   Taylor said: “This is great for our family, but it’s great for everybody who…

Four Roses to Extend Permanent Lineup with New Bourbon

Non-chill filtered Small Batch Select to launch this spring   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. – The fourth rose is being added to Four Roses’ permanent lineup of Bourbons. The introduction of Four Roses Small Batch Select will be the distillery’s first permanent product-line extension in more than 12 years, joining Four Roses Single Barrel, Four Roses Small Batch and Four Roses Bourbon.   Non-chill…

Make It A Double: New Study Shows Bourbon Industry Has Doubled Economic Impact In 10 Years

For Immediate Release – February 6, 2019   FRANKFORT, Ky. – Ten years ago, leaders of Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry poured whiskey on the Capitol steps to protest the latest tax hike on spirits.   Today, they poured Bourbon inside the Capitol to toast the industry’s epic turnaround.   Bourbon barons joined elected officials and key business executives to unveil a new…

Conor O’Driscoll Joins Heaven Hill Distillery as Fifth Master Distiller

Industry veteran brings extensive distilling, innovation expertise to largest family-owned and operated American Whiskey company   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2019 BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery is proud to announce Conor O’Driscoll as the fifth Master Distiller in its 84-year history. O’Driscoll’s wealth of experience in the industry and technical expertise gives him the ability to focus on quality, authenticity and innovation, all…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

For Immediate Release – January 23, 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rick Robinson, Vice President of Product Supply Chain at Campari America, has been named chairman of the historic group’s Board of Directors for 2019. This marks the second time Robinson has served as chairman of the non-profit trade group that unites, promotes, protects and elevates the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. He also served as chairman…

Bartender of the Year Los Angeles Finalist Draws Flavor Inspiration from Life Milestone

Heaven Hill Brands, Liquor.com announce first finalist for 2019 “Bartender of the Year”     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 17, 2019 BARDSTOWN, KY – Vay Su, bartender at Republique in Los Angeles, announced as the Heaven Hill Brands and Liquor.com Los Angeles finalist for the 2019 Bartender of the Year Competition. Su won first place, $1,000 and a trip to the finals at Half Mile…

CASEY JONES DISTILLERY NAMED TOP 10 DISTILLERIES OF 2018 BY DISTILLERY TRAIL

Continues growth to best new craft distillery in Southern KY     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Hopkinsville, KY (January 7th, 2019) – DistilleryTrail.com has named Casey Jones Distillery among the top 10 distilleries of 2018. Distillery Trail is an online web portal dedicated to the distillery and craft spirits business and in an email distributed to subscribers on December 31st, 2018, Casey Jones Distillery was…

Get In The Holiday Spirit – Responsibly

SAFE RIDE KY COALITION OFFERS $20 LYFT DISCOUNTS TO PREVENT IMPAIRED DRIVING     For Immediate Release – December 21, 2018    FRANKFORT, Ky – This holiday season, Kentuckians can claim $20 in safe ride discounts thanks to Safe Ride KY, a state-wide coalition led by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association.   Users can enter promo code SLEIGHRIDEKY into the Lyft mobile application between December 21, 2018…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Two Kentucky Distillers to Heritage Level Membership

For Immediate Release – December 18, 2018       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Bardstown Bourbon Company and Louisville Distilling Company have advanced to the rank of “Heritage” members, the highest level in the non-profit group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry. To qualify as a Heritage member, distilleries must have at least…