Willett Distillery

KENTUCKY’S WILLETT DISTILLERY INVITES GUESTS TO BELLY UP TO THE BAR

Press Release SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 An on-site bar and restaurant will feature small plates inspired by the Willett family heritage and treasured whiskies. BARDSTOWN, KY (September 13, 2019) – The family behind Willett Distillery, the celebrated makers of Kentucky Bourbon and Rye Whiskey, will add a culinary component to their intimate guest experience. Located at the site of the historic family owned and operated distillery,…

Yarmuth, Barr Introduce Aged Distilled Spirits Competitiveness Act

Bill would permanently exempt aging process from the production period for distilled spirits     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Andy Barr (KY-6) introduced H.R. 4284, the Aged Distilled Spirits Competitiveness Act, legislation to permanently correct the U.S. tax code to level the playing field for bourbon distillers, allowing them to deduct interest expenses associated with production…

Maker's Mark Distillery

MAKER’S MARK® INTRODUCES ITS FIRST-EVER NATIONALLY AVAILABLE LIMITED RELEASE BOURBON

2019 Installment in Wood Finishing Series Pushes Boundaries to Derive Enhanced Flavor from Wood     Loretto, Ky. (September 11, 2019) – Maker’s Mark® today announced the launch of its first-ever nationally available limited-release bourbon, Maker’s Mark Wood Finishing Series 2019 Limited Release: Stave Profile RC6. This cask strength expression of Maker’s Mark® Bourbon is finished with proprietary wood staves, referred to as Stave Profile…

Lux Row Distillers Launches New Bourbon to Commemorate First Anniversary of Distillery’s Opening

BARDSTOWN, KY (September 10, 2019) – Lux Row Distillers has launched a new bourbon, Lux Row Distillers Double Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, to commemorate the distillery’s grand opening last year. The new limited edition bourbon brings together two carefully selected 12-year-old Kentucky Straight Bourbon barrels bottled together for the ultimate barrel strength taste and finish. “We wanted to do something unique to commemorate the opening…

Jimmy Russell Celebrates 65 Years with Wild Turkey Distillery

Tuesday, September 10th marks the 65th anniversary of Jimmy Russell’s love affair with Wild Turkey Distillery. To hear him tell it, he’s never worked a day in his life because he loves the job so much – but we all know the truth. Jimmy is a legend. One of the hardest working men in the industry. A man that others turn to for counsel. And…

Copper & Kings Distillery

Copper & Kings Launches American Craft Apple Brandy Aged in Kentucky Bourbon and New American Oak Barrels 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 9, 2019) – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has extended its apple brandy line-up with a new 92 proof iteration, aged in Kentucky bourbon and new American white oak barrels. The apple brandy is distilled exclusively from apple wine fermented from fresh-pressed apple juice in Vendome American copper pot stills. The apple brandy…

Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Launches Unlock the Rickhouse Augmented Reality Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 4, 2019     BARDSTOWN, Ky. – Larceny Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey launched the new “Unlock the Rickhouse” augmented reality app today available to download on the Apple Store and Google Play.  With this app, consumers are invited to search through the rickhouses to learn more about Larceny Bourbon, potentially win daily prizes, and enter to win the grand prize of $10,000. To participate,…

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. celebrates 20th anniversary with local events, featuring John Michael Montgomery

Media Release   September 3, 2019   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is proud to celebrate 20 years in the craft brewing industry. Once Lexington’s only brewery, it has played a critical role in nurturing the local craft brewing scene. To honor that legacy, the community and the continued support of craft beer lovers everywhere, the family-owned Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.…

Four Roses’ 2019 Limited Edition Small Batch launches in September  featuring ‘well-rested’ barrels aged 11, 15 and 21 years

Latest release in distillery’s Limited Edition series follows  on the heels of 2018 World’s Best Bourbon FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (September 3, 2019) – This month, Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings – the 2019 Limited Edition Small Batch. This limited bottling follows the 2018 Limited Edition Small Batch, named World’s Best Bourbon in the most…

Kentucky Bourbon Continues to Boom as September is Declared “Bourbon Heritage Month”

For Immediate Release – August 30, 2019 FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin today praised Kentucky’s signature Bourbon industry for its monumental growth by declaring the month of September as “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Commonwealth. “As I promote Kentucky around the world, I’m frequently asked about our historic Bourbon industry,” Gov. Bevin said. “The love of Bourbon is a global phenomenon with deep roots…