Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Fall 2020 Edition of the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2020     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of the fall 2020 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey at 14 years old. Comprised of barrels produced in fall of 2005, and bottled in fall of 2020, the sixth national release ushers in the latest hallmark series to the bottled-in-bond legacy. Bottled in…

Danny Wimmer Presents Introduces A New Digital Series: Behind the Barrel with DWP Launching Thursday, September 3 

Date: September 1, 2020    Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent promoters in the United States, is excited to announce a new online content series, Behind the Barrel with DWP. The series will take fans Behind the Barrel and feature exclusive interviews with master distillers, distillery tours, virtual tastings, cocktail recipes, pairings and more!  DWP has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association, Louisville…

EY Announces Shane Baker and Patrick Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 East Central Award Finalist 

Celebrating the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world     For Immediate Release   Danville, KY, August 27, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that co-owners Shane Baker and Patrick Heist of Wilderness Trail Distillery, LLC were named Entrepreneurs Of The Year® 2020 East Central Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial…

Four Roses’ 2020 Limited Edition Small Batch launches in September 

Latest release in distillery’s limited edition series features barrels hand-selected  by 2020 Master Distiller of the Year, Brent Elliott FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (August 25, 2020) – Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings this September – the 2020 Limited Edition Small Batch. This limited bottling is the latest release following the distillery’s own Brent Elliott being…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Five Legislators With Top “100 Proof” Award

For Immediate Release – August  24, 2020   FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is honoring five state lawmakers with its prestigious “100 Proof Award” for their bold leadership in championing landmark legislation in the 2020 session that elevates Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   The five legislators are, in alphabetical order: Rep. Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, Chairman of the House Licensing, Occupations and…

Bourbon Women, Kentucky Distillers’ Association Celebrate Groundbreaking Industry Champion 

      For Immediate Release – August 21, 2020     LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Christy Trout Van Tatenhove, Special Counsel to Kentucky’s Speaker of the House, received the seventh annual “Lois Mateus Networking Award” this week in honor of her distinguished contributions to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and spirits industry.   Prior to her current role, Van Tatenhove served as the first woman Commissioner of…

Four Roses commemorates Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race with limited-release Single Barrel Bourbon bottling 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 20, 2020) – While the Belle of Louisville won’t be racing the Belle of Cincinnati in the Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race this year, Four Roses will still recognize the time-honored event on land with a commemorative Single Barrel Bourbon. For the past 15 years, Four Roses has joined with the Kentucky Derby Festival and race participants to hand-select…

MAKER’S MARK® UNVEILS 2020 LIMITED EDITION BOTTLING OF WOOD FINISHING SERIES

Distillery Continues its Innovative Exploration of Natural Flavor Enhancement Through Wood     News Release – August 18, 2020   Loretto, Ky. – Maker’s Mark® today announced the launch of the Maker’s Mark 2020 Limited Release, the second nationally available limited release bourbon in its Wood Finishing Series. Following the success of last year’s award-winning Stave Profile RC6 release, which amplified fruit flavors inspired by the proprietary…

Bardstown Bourbon Company unveils virtual event schedule for ‘World’s Top Whiskey Taster’ competition

Regional qualifiers lead contestants closer to Executive Bourbon Steward scholarship, $20,000 cash prize and Distillery Ambassador contract     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BARDSTOWN, Ky. (August 10, 2020) – – – The Bardstown Bourbon Company, 1500 Parkway Drive, in partnership with Moonshine University, continues its search for the “World’s Top Whiskey Taster” with a full slate of virtual events beginning early September. Whiskey lovers, connoisseurs and fans from…

Elijah Craig Launches Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

New expression finished in custom toasted new oak barrels continues Elijah Craig’s spirit of innovation     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2020   The process begins with fully matured Small Batch, which is dumped and then re-entered at barrel proof into a second, custom toasted new oak barrel designed in partnership with Independent Stave Company. Made with 18-month air dried oak, the finishing barrel…