BARDSTOWN DESIGNATED “OFFICIAL GATEWAY TO THE KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL®” TOUR

For Immediate Release – March 25, 2019       BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Known far and wide as the Bourbon Capital of the World®, Bardstown is the newest Official Gateway sponsor to the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventure, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today.   With its robust mix of iconic brand destinations and smaller craft distilleries, Bardstown is a bustling hub for thousands of…

Henry McKenna Single Barrel Awarded ‘Best in Show Whiskey’ at 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Heaven Hill Distillery takes home numerous medals across the historic American Whiskey portfolio     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 26, 2019   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery’s Henry McKenna Single Barrel Bourbon was announced as the “Best in Show Whiskey” at the 2019 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, only the second time a Bourbon has won the top prize amongst all whiskeys from around…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings Announces Louisville City Football Club Sponsorship

The Official American Brandy of Butchertown Based Soccer Team   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 22, 209) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its official sponsorship of the city’s championship soccer team, Louisville City Football Club. Louisville City is joining Copper & King’s Butchertown neighborhood with its new $70+ million stadium currently under construction and set to open…

Free Greenbacks For Safe Rides On St. Patrick’s Day

For Immediate Release – March 15, 2019     FRANKFORT, Ky – The Safe Ride KY coalition today announced that it is offering Kentuckians $20,000 worth of Lyft discounts to prevent impaired driving during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.   Individuals can claim $20 in free ride credits by entering code SAFERIDEKY2019 in the Lyft app and ordering a ride between 10 a.m. on Friday,…

KDA Statement on Passage of Senate Bill 85

For immediate Release – March 14, 2019     The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and its members applaud the General Assembly for tonight’s overwhelming final passage of Senate Bill 85, the ignition interlock bill that will help keep drunk drivers off Kentucky roadways and save lives. SB 85 is the result of months of tireless work by a diverse coalition of stakeholders, including the KDA, Mothers…

What’s your DRINKiQ? Find out at the Frazier!

LOUISVILLE, KY – Thursday, March 14, 2019 — Pencils up! The Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Welcome Center at the Frazier History Museum is now offering its visitors a free quiz about alcohol and the effects of drinking.   The quiz can be accessed via touch-screen monitors that the Frazier, in partnership with Diageo and with the sponsorship of the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA), has installed in…

The USBG Lux Row Distillers Bourbon Battle Competition Launches

Cocktail Competition Calls for Entries and Invites Mixologists Across the U.S. to Compete     (St. Louis, Mo.) March 13, 2019–Entries are now being accepted for the USBG Lux Row Distillers Bourbon Battle Cocktail Competition. Mixologists from across the U.S. are invited to submit their best cocktail recipe using Rebel Yell® Kentucky Straight Bourbon or Ezra Brooks® Kentucky Straight Bourbon as the base spirit. Half…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Spring 2019 Edition of the Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 11, 2019   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Heaven Hill Distillery announced today the release of the Spring 2019 edition of Old Fitzgerald Bottled-in-Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Comprised of barrels produced in September of 2005, and bottled in February of 2019, the third release ushers in the latest hallmark series to the bottled-in-bond legacy. Bottled in an ornate decanter, the spring edition…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey Refreshes Bottle Design

(Lebanon, Ky.) March 11, 2019 –Minor Case Straight Rye Whiskey has a new look. The new bottle features white paint over the embossments, making the intricate font and design more prominent and adding to the vintage and craft look of the bottle. “The new look is reminiscent of the porcelain painted ‘bar back’ bottles that were popular with so many brands in the late 1800’s,”…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

New Bourbon release set for April 27 A Taste in Danville

For Immediate Release – March 8, 2019   DANVILLE  — Wilderness Trail Distillery is ready to introduce its next Kentucky whiskey expression in a Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon.  The Kentucky Straight Bourbon will be a Bottled in Bond Bourbon whiskey made with a rye small grain versus wheat as found in Wilderness Trail’s original Bottled in Bond Bourbon. The release will take place at…