KENTUCKY DISTILLERS, BETTER DRINKING CULTURE PARTNER TO LAUNCH RESPONSIBLE RETAILING PROGRAM IN KENTUCKY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     Frankfort, KY (March 7, 2019) — The Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) and Better Drinking Culture (BDC) today announced their partnership to launch a responsible retailing program that will audit and recognize distilleries’ best practices in operations and marketing.   The program is intended to help distillers provide memorable experiences and mitigate alcohol-related harms. Visitor centers that successfully complete an audit of…

Four Roses Partners with Kentucky Derby Festival for 16th Annual ‘Rose Julep’ Cocktail Competition

Six regional bartenders will compete for best julep recipe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – When you think of the Kentucky Derby Festival, you may also think of a mint julep—crushed ice, mellow Bourbon, simple syrup and fresh mint, all muddled together in a silver cup. Over the years, bartenders have continually put unique twists on this classic cocktail, but…

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. celebrates 20th anniversary with new look

  New beer and whiskey will soon launch     [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – In 1999, Lexington, Kentucky, had only one small brewery, and the craft beer movement had not yet taken hold in the Bluegrass region. That year, the same brewery received new life from a local, Irish-born entrepreneur, Pearse Lyons, and Lexington Brewing Co. was enabled to continue a brewing tradition that dates back…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Yellowstone Select Kentucky Straight Bourbon Reveals New Label

(Lebanon, Ky.) February 26, 2019 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces a vibrant, new Yellowstone Select bottle label. This smooth, well-rounded bourbon features a hand-picked blend of sweet, spicy, and smoky bourbons, each chosen to give this exclusive whiskey a taste that celebrates its deep, family origins.   “We are excited about changing the look of Yellowstone Select’s label – we see this as a refresh…

KDA Joins Forces With Traffic Safety Stakeholders To Prevent Drunk Driving in Kentucky

Group calls for bipartisan support of Senate Bill 85   For Immediate Release – February 20, 2019   FRANKFORT, Ky – Today, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) joined Senator Whitney Westerfield and a variety of traffic safety stakeholders to call for bipartisan support of Senate Bill 85, which will prevent drunk driving in Kentucky.   The group worked for months…

FIND YOUR PERFECT CONCOCTION AT “A DRINK FOR YOU”

For Immediate Release – February 19, 2019     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Tickets are now available for The Mocktail Project’s second annual “A Drink for You” event, designed to celebrate mixology’s role in creating safer, more inclusive social settings.   The event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, at the Frazier History Museum. Tickets are $45 per person and…

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…