Four Roses continues to expand at Warehouse & Bottling Facility in Cox’s Creek

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (December 9, 2020) – There’s space for about 24,000 more barrels of Bourbon in Kentucky as Four Roses opens its newest storage facility, Warehouse Y, in Cox’s Creek, Ky. Warehouse Y is the second of several new warehouses to be built as part of a major expansion project that began in 2015, investing $21 million into the Four Roses location at…

Larceny Barrel Proof Bourbon Named 2020 Whisky of the Year by Whisky Advocate

Elijah Craig Rye Whiskey also awarded #7 for 2020     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2020     BARDSTOWN, KY – Larceny Barrel Proof Bourbon was named Whisky Advocate’s 2020 Whisky of the Year, the second Whisky of the Year for Heaven Hill Distillery in the past four years. Elijah Craig Rye Whiskey was also named #7 in the 2020 lineup. Both products join…

Dr. Pearse Lyons becomes first to achieve recognition for outstanding contributions to Irish Whiskey and Kentucky bourbon industries

Media Release December 3, 2020   [DUBLIN, Ireland] — The late Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Town Branch Distillery, Lexington, Kentucky, was honored with a Chairman’s Award by Drinks Ireland | Irish Whiskey on Thursday. He is the first to receive recognition in Ireland and the United States for his outstanding contribution to both the Irish Whiskey and Kentucky bourbon industries.   Lyons was recognized…

Bardstown Bourbon Company names Matt Porter ‘World’s Top Whiskey Taster’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Title awards 2020 champion $20,000 cash prize, Distillery Ambassador contract and Moonshine University Executive Bourbon Steward scholarship BARDSTOWN, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2020) – – – The Bardstown Bourbon Company, 1500 Parkway Drive, in partnership with Moonshine University, has crowned Matt Porter the 2020 “World Top Whiskey Taster.” Hailing from Hartford, Connecticut, Porter competed against nine skilled contestants in the final competition held at Bardstown…

UPGRADED JAMES B. BEAM DISTILLING CO. VISITOR EXPERIENCE TO OPEN SUMMER 2021

Reimagined consumer experience to feature the Fred B. Noe Craft Distillery, The Kitchen Table restaurant, American Outpost, Beam Made Bourbon visual educational experience, and more CLERMONT, KY, November 30, 2020 – The James B. Beam Distilling Co., the producer of the world’s #1 bourbon and leader in premium bourbon innovation, expects to unveil an elevated consumer experience on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in late summer 2021.…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes The Bard Distillery as Newest Craft Member

For Immediate Release – November 23, 2020       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that The Bard Distillery in Muhlenberg County is the newest and 41st member of the non-profit trade group that unites and leads Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Inspired by a trip to Maker’s Mark Distillery in 2006, Tom and Kim Bard opened The…

Four Roses Bourbon to expand distillery visitor center, add cocktail tastings and seated tasting rooms 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (November 19, 2020) – Four Roses officials today announced plans for an expansion of the current visitor center and enhancements to the overall guest experience at the Bourbon distillery located in Lawrenceburg, Ky. The visitor center project is part of an ongoing investment to accommodate for growing demand in the Bourbon tourism industry. For the design of the 14,446-square-foot visitor center,…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Honors Two Industry Leaders With Prestigious “Esprit de Corps” Award

For Immediate Release – November 19, 2020       FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Shane Baker of Wilderness Trail Distillery and KDA Board Chairwoman Jessica Pendergrass of Heaven Hill Distillery are the recipients of a new award honoring industry leaders who personify the legendary group’s spirit of camaraderie and integrity.    The esteemed Esprit de Corps Award can be…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes Three Distillers to Heritage Level Membership, Another to Proof Level

For Immediate Release – November 17, 2020     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Rabbit Hole Distillery, Wilderness Trail Distillery and Willett Distillery have advanced to the rank of “Heritage” members, the highest level in the non-profit group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and spirits industry.   To qualify as a Heritage member, distilleries must have at…

Rabbit Hole Launches There’s No Going Back

National campaign inspires individuals to pursue their dreams   Louisville, KY (November 16, 2020) –Rabbit Hole is proud to announce the launch of its first national campaign titled “There’s No Going Back™.”  Through a six-part unscripted film series highlighting the path that exceptional creatives took in boldly pursuing their dreams, the through-the-line campaign underpins the fascinating and inspirational journey of the brand’s founder/whiskey maker Kaveh…