Safe Ride Ky Coalition Delivers 885 Rides On St. Patrick’s Day

For immediate release – March 21, 2018   FRANKFORT, Ky – The Safe Ride KY coalition kept 885 potentially impaired drivers off Kentucky roadways during St. Patrick’s Day, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association reported today.   Combined with results from the coalition’s 2017 Christmas and New Year’s Eve campaign, the group has now delivered 1,593 safe rides and recruited 158 new Lyft and CityScoot users.  …

Free Greenbacks for Safe Rides On St. Patrick’s Day

Safe Ride KY Offers $20 Discounts For Safe Rides To Prevent Impaired Driving     For Immediate Release – March 15, 2018 FRANKFORT, Ky – Following its success during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the Safe Ride KY coalition today announced that it is offering Kentuckians $20,000 worth of discounted rides during St. Patrick’s Day to prevent impaired driving.   Individuals can claim $20…

Blood Oath Series Continues With Release of Pact No. 4

Fourth expression in ultra-premium series debuts with commemorative packaging   (St. Louis) March 12, 2018 – The fourth installment of the acclaimed Blood Oath ultra-premium bourbon series – Pact No. 4 – has launched this month. Blood Oath combines rare, top-notch bourbons, blended and bottled by hand for a distinctively exclusive and unimagined Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey.   Pact No. 4 continues the tradition with…

Limestone Branch Distillery

LIMESTONE BRANCH DISTILLERY WILL HOST HANDCRAFT SPIRITS FESTIVAL ON APRIL 14, 2018 IN LEBANON, THE HEART OF KENTUCKY

March 9, 2018 For immediate release     It’s a new event with a new concept: Bring together some of the best in craft bourbon distilling, craft beer making, and craft wine-making, all in one place.   Limestone Branch Distillery will host its first-ever Handcraft Spirits Festival for craft bourbon, beer and wine enthusiasts on April 14, 2018. The festival will be held on the…

Four Roses Raises a Glass to its 130th Anniversary

Celebrations to include historical tasting events, traveling Four Roses memorabilia, Limited Edition Small Batch release and more       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 12, 2018) – This year, Four Roses is raising a glass to a special milestone—130 years of handcrafting mellow Bourbon. The brand’s storied history dates back to 1888, when Paul Jones, Jr. founded the company and named…

Statement by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association  on the Trade/Tariff Issue

March 8, 2018     “While questions remain about the Administration’s Proclamation on tariffs today, we’re encouraged that it appears to establish a process for granting exemptions to certain trading partners, which could potentially alleviate any retaliatory actions against Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   “The Kentucky Distillers’ Association has long been an advocate of free and fair trade which has catapulted our…

Kentucky Distillers Mourn The Passing of Dr. Pearse Lyons

March 8, 2018     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today expressed deep sadness on the passing of Dr. Pearse Lyons of Alltech, one of the industry’s leading advocates, educators and innovators.   KDA President Eric Gregory said Alltech’s Town Branch Distillery was the association’s first-ever Craft member in 2011 and became the first and only Kentucky Bourbon Trail® distillery stop in Lexington…

Statement by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association on the Trade/Tariff Issue

March 5, 2018     “As we’ve seen this morning, many aspects of the President’s proposed trade policies are not yet known or are still evolving, including whether tariffs would exempt certain trading partners. Therefore, it’s premature to speculate on the specific impact to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry until the facts are clear.   “Bourbon is one of the Commonwealth’s most historic…

Lux Row Distillers Joins Kentucky Distillers’ Association  As Heritage-Level Member

St. Louis Spirits Company sets roots in Kentucky with Bardstown Distillery   For Immediate Release – March 5, 2018   BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Lux Row Distillers has joined its legendary ranks as a “Heritage” member, the highest level in the non-profit trade group that unites and leads the state’s signature Bourbon and distilled spirits industry.   Lux Row,…

Deep Eddy Ruby Red Cleared for Take Off with Southwest Airlines

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2018 Images: See instructions below   Austin, Texas – Deep Eddy Vodka, the fastest-growing, American-made straight vodka, announced today an expanded partnership with Southwest Airlines. Deep Eddy Ruby Red joins Deep Eddy Vodka as an in-flight offering beginning March 1, 2018. The two Texas-based brands took flight together September 1, 2017, launching Deep Eddy to new heights among Southwest’s passengers.…