GATHER RESPONSIBLY THIS THANKSGIVING

SAFE RIDE KY COALITION OFFERS $20 LYFT DISCOUNTS TO PREVENT IMPAIRED DRIVING THIS WEEK   For Immediate Release – November 20, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky – Starting Wednesday, the Safe Ride KY coalition will be offering $20,000 of safe rides over the Thanksgiving holiday to prevent impaired driving, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today. By entering the code SAFERIDETURKEY in the Lyft mobile application, users…

Heaven Hill Distillery Announces Multi-Million-Dollar Investment in Expansion of Bardstown Visitor Center, Production Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2018     With an investment of $17.5 million and an enlarged footprint, the new visitor center in Bardstown will focus on the story of Heaven Hill Distillery since its inception in 1935, the Shapira Family, and iconic brands within the portfolio. Visitors will experience a multi-sensory showcase of the stories behind the evolution of Kentucky Bourbon, rooted in key…

Blood Oath Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Trilogy Available This Fall

Pact No. 1, 2 and 3 exclusively packed together for the holidays   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   (St. Louis) November 12, 2018 – Just in time for the holidays, the Blood Oath limited release series trilogy pack – including Pact No. 1, 2 and 3 – is available in ultra-limited quantities. Only 900 packs of this rare trilogy have been released nationwide. Twenty five of…

Wildcat Coalition Delivers 675 Safe Rides On Game Day

University of Kentucky Police Report Zero Game-Related DUIs     For Immediate Release – November 8, 2018   LEXINGTON, Ky. – A local coalition delivered 675 safe rides throughout Lexington last Saturday around UK’s battle against the Georgia Bulldogs, removing nearly 50 potentially impaired drivers every hour from Fayette County roadways.   “That’s a lot of people who made the intentional choice not to drink…

Kentucky Distillers Raise A Glass To Honor Dave Pickerell

November 2, 2018     “The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and its 40 members are saddened and shocked at the untimely passing of our friend and colleague, Dave Pickerell. In addition to his past duties as Master Distiller at Maker’s Mark, Dave was a longtime member of the KDA Board of Directors and was instrumental in the relaunch of the KDA as a full-time organization in…

How Do True Blue Kentuckians Enjoy Game Day? By Drinking Responsibly

Wildcat coalition offers $20 safe ride discounts & other programs for Saturday   For Immediate Release – November 2, 2018     LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has teamed up with the University of Kentucky, Keeneland, and a coalition of Bluegrass supporters to make this weekend’s historic game a memorable one with three responsible drinking programs from Lyft, Better Drinking Culture, and The…

Four Roses ‘NuLuDays’ Holiday Cocktail Challenge Puts Louisville in the Holiday Spirit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       LOUISVILLE, Ky. (November 1, 2018) – Ten local bartenders from the popular NuLu area of downtown Louisville, Ky. are handcrafting holiday Bourbon cocktails with Four Roses in hopes of winning the 4th Annual NuLuDays Holiday Cocktail Challenge.   Each participating bartender has created a signature cocktail using Four Roses Bourbon, Four Roses Small Batch or Four Roses Single Barrel to…

WILD TURKEY® AND MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY GIVE BACK TO LOCAL HOUSTON HEROES ON NATIONAL FIRST RESPONDERS DAY

Texas-Born McConaughey Offers Thanks to Police Officers, Firefighters, 911 Operators and Emergency Room Doctors/Nurses with Surprise Turkey Dinners Courtesy of Wild Turkey Bourbon Brand Supports First Responders Nationwide with $10,000 Donation to Team Rubicon     HOUSTON (OCTOBER 29, 2018) –Wild Turkey® and Matthew McConaughey celebrated National First Responders Day yesterday by giving thanks to a dedicated group of police officers, firefighters, 911 operators, and…

Wilderness Trail Distillery

Wilderness Trail’s Settlers Select Rye Release

For Immediate Release – October 26, 2018       Danville, KY. – If you’re a rye lover, don’t miss Wilderness Trail Distillery’s first release of its Settlers Select cask strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Nov. 3 at the Danville distillery. The release begins at 10 a.m. for a first-come, first-served opportunity to purchase a bottle from the one single barrel allotted to the visitor…

Dueling Grounds to launch sales of Linkumpinch Bourbon

Distillery to begin selling Simpson County’s first Bourbon Dec. 1     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Franklin, Ky. (Oct. 16, 2018) – Dueling Grounds Distillery will begin selling its 2-year-old Linkumpinch Bourbon on Dec. 1, a few days prior to the celebration of Prohibition Repeal Day, which took place Dec. 5, 1933.   The small batch is a limited edition, made at the distillery, and…