Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes James E. Pepper Distillery as Newest Craft Member

For Immediate Release – September 25, 2018       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the historic James E. Pepper Distillery in Lexington is the newest and 39th member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Located in the heart of Lexington’s vibrant Distillery District, the restored Pepper distillery began…

Luxco Introduces Old Ezra Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       September 19, 2018 (St. Louis) — Luxco introduces Old Ezra Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey this fall. Aged a full seven years for a more robust flavor, this bourbon is bottled at barrel strength of 117 proof. This allows the bourbon to develop bold, intense flavors with the perfect balance of oak, caramel, cinnamon and pepper, with a…

Town Branch Distillery launches first barrel-finished expression, Town Branch® Bourbon: Sherry Cask Finished

Launch coincides with the induction of late distillery founder Dr. Pearse Lyons into the prestigious Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame     Media Release September 14, 2018   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Town Branch Distillery is diving into the world of experimental bourbons and barrel finishes with its first limited-release edition of Town Branch® Bourbon.   The exclusive new spirit, Town Branch® Bourbon: Sherry Cask Finished,…

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame To Induct Three New Members & Honor Lifetime Achievement Recipient

For Immediate Release – September 14, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame today inducted three individuals into its hallowed ranks and bestowed its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the industry’s most successful leaders, visionaries and champions.   “This year’s class truly shows the diversity of personas behind the growing Golden Age of Kentucky Bourbon, from…

Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2018 Launches this Month

(Lebanon, Ky.) September 12, 2018 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces the 2018 variety of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, the third and final barrel finishing experiment by Limestone Branch Distillery, set to hit the market in October. This year’s final limited edition combines hand-selected, Kentucky Straight bourbons, ranging from four to 12 years in aging and finished in No. 3 char wine casks. Same…

Evan Williams is Bourbon Done Right

RELEASE: September 11, 2018   As the second largest selling Bourbon in the world, the new campaign conveys the commitment to quality and the esteem with which consumers have held Evan Williams over the last decade. The new campaign showcases people enjoying their hobbies, whether building a deck or polishing their car, it shows how Evan Williams Bourbon can be used to celebrate the small…

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame

Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame To Induct Three New Members & Honor Lifetime Achievement Recipient

For Immediate Release – September 11, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame will induct three individuals into its hallowed ranks on Friday, Sept. 14, and bestow its prestigious Parker Beam Lifetime Achievement Award on one of the industry’s most successful leaders, visionaries and champions.   “This year’s class truly shows the diversity of personas behind the growing Golden Age…

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

For Immediate Release – Sept. 5, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – On the heels of the new Kentucky Bourbon Trailâ Welcome Center opening in Louisville, Gov. Matt Bevin today praised Kentucky’s signature Bourbon industry for its continued growth by declaring September as “Bourbon Heritage Month” in the Commonwealth. “The roots of Kentucky’s Bourbon industry run deep, and we are pleased to recognize the contributions…

Bourbon & Beyond Announces Band Performance Times And Schedule For Bourbon Workshops & Culinary Demos

Plus, A Brand New Mobile App To Build Your Own Itinerary   The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Returns To Champions Park In Louisville, KY Saturday, September 22 And Sunday, September 23   Sting, John Mayer, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Lenny Kravitz, Counting Crows, And David Byrne Lead The Music Lineup    September 4, 2018   The schedule of events for Bourbon & Beyond has…

Four Roses Celebrates 130th Anniversary With Limited Edition Small Batch Release

Limited-quantity special bottling slated for September distribution   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (September 4, 2018) – This year, Four Roses is raising a glass and toasting its 130th Anniversary. To celebrate, the Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings – the 130th Anniversary Limited Edition Small Batch. This very special bottling commemorates the brand’s 130-year history…