BOONE COUNTY DISTILLING CO’s SPIRITS AWARDED GOLD MEDALS   

For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017   Boone County Distilling Company received high praise during the 2017 Tastings.com International Review of Spirits North American Whiskey & Cream Liqueur competition. Eighteen33, our flagship 10yr aged straight bourbon whiskey received a gold medal and a score of 93 points. White Hall Bourbon Cream also won a gold medal and a score of 91 points. Full reviews and…

 Cheers to Alltech’s 21st master’s degree graduate in brewing and distilling

Advanced education contributes to Alltech’s expertise in yeast fermentation technologies for animal, crop and human health   [LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Specializing in brewing and distilling may sound like a hobby — or even a covert practice — but it is indeed a formal degree, and biotechnology leader Alltech considers master’s degree graduates of the program to be essential to its core business. For that reason,…

Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Named 2017 Whisky of the Year by Whisky Advocate

For Immediate Release   BARDSTOWN, KY – Elijah Craig Barrel Proof was named Whisky Advocate’s 2017 Whisky of the Year, featured in the Winter 2017 magazine issue. Elijah Craig was chosen from among hundreds of samples submitted globally throughout the year. Whisky Advocate’s Top 20 are chosen each year from a collection of the highest-rated whiskeys nominated by the Buying Guide reviewers, and ranked based…

Northern Kentucky Designated “Official Gateway to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail®” Tourism Attraction

For Immediate Release – November 16, 2017     COVINGTON, Ky. – The dynamic Northern Kentucky region, home to many unique attractions and accommodations, is the newest official gateway to the world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® adventures, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced today.   Adam Johnson, Senior Director of the KDA’s KBT™ experiences, said Northern Kentucky is home to five burgeoning craft distilleries and a major…

Jeptha Creed Distillery to Celebrate 500th Barrel, Will Honor Vets with Special Events

MEDIA ALERT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 6th, 2017     (Shelbyville, KY) Jeptha Creed Distillery is happy to announce it will be filling its 500th barrel on the date of the distillery’s first anniversary—which also happens to be Veteran’s Day. To honor the occasion, Jeptha Creed has invited Iraq War veteran Troy Yocum to fill the 500th barrel and tap in the bung during a special…

Heaven Hill Distillery Dedicates Largest Single-Site Bourbon Distillery in American Whiskey

$25 million expansion of the historic Bernheim facility brings capacity to 400,000 barrels per year     FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release October 16, 2017   BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery today dedicated the expansion of its Bernheim facility, creating the single largest Bourbon production site after a $25 million investment. Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) and Mayor Greg Fischer joined Heaven Hill President Max…

Celebrate “Mocktober” with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association

Happy “Mocktober!”    We’re officially re-naming this week in honor of our new partnership with The Sober Voyager Foundation – an advocate of America’s growing mocktail movement.   Approximately 30 percent of the U.S. population abstained from alcohol in 2015 for various reasons. On the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tour, we never question a person’s choice not to drink because we respect them all. To bring…

Limestone Branch Distillery

Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon 2017 Launching in October

(Lebanon, Ky.) October 12, 2017 – Limestone Branch Distillery introduces the 2017 version of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon, finished in charred wine casks, set to hit the market in October. This year’s limited edition combines hand-selected, seven and 12-year Kentucky Straight bourbons, with a special addition of Limestone Branch Distillery’s first available, 4-year Kentucky Straight bourbon. The bourbon is then rested in once-filled,…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Welcomes  Neeley Family Distillery As 35th Member

For Immediate Release – September 28, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the Neeley Family Distillery in Sparta has joined its legendary ranks, as the Northern Kentucky area continues to flourish for craft distilling.   The distillery is owned and operated by Royce Neeley, 25, and opened in July. Neeley’s family built the distillery and visitor center on…

Tanner’s Curse Rye released by Boone County Distilling Company

September 15, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Boone County Distilling Company, one of Kentucky’s most exciting small batch craft distillers, continues to break new ground in its goal to return Northern Kentucky to its once-held prominence among American whiskey producers. The latest white whiskey in their lineup has a mash bill of 95% Rye and 5% Malted Rye, distilled from rye mash and crafted in…