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King of Kentucky is returning this year with the release of its third edition.  Hitting shelves in September, this will be the third release for the brand.  With the majority of the volume being only available in Kentucky, this...
Celebrate the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby safely from home with University Press of Kentucky’s step-by-step guide to hosting a successful bourbon-tasting party: “Which Fork Do I Use With My Bourbon?” Complete with recipes, photos and tips for beginners and experienced...
The Kentucky Derby is usually filled with color, pageantry, and celebrities. But with no fans in the stands -- and all the celebrity parties cancelled due to the pandemic -- Woodford Reserve is creating a virtual version of the...
The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is establishing a scholars program to fund scholarships aimed at increasing diversity in the distilled spirits industry. The KDA UK Scholars Program Fund will annually support full tuition for up to four students in the...
Four Roses Distillery will issue the newest release in its series of limited-quantity special bottlings this September, the 2020 Limited Edition Small Batch. This limited bottling is the latest release following the distillery’s own Brent Elliott being named Distiller/Blender...
Christy Trout Van Tatenhove, Special Counsel to Kentucky’s Speaker of the House, received the seventh annual “Lois Mateus Networking Award” this week in honor of her distinguished contributions to Kentucky’s signature Bourbon and spirits industry. Prior to her current role, Van...
Woodford Reserve Assistant Master Distiller Elizabeth McCall has joined the ranks of Wine Enthusiast’s 40 Under 40 Tastemakers of 2020 which recognizes the young winemakers, brewers, beverage directors, grape growers, and others who are changing today’s beverage industry. She was...
Maker’s Mark announced the launch of the Maker’s Mark 2020 Limited Release, the second nationally available limited release bourbon in its Wood Finishing Series. Following the success of last year’s award-winning Stave Profile RC6 release, which amplified fruit flavors...
Fresh Bourbon Distilling Co. announced pre-orders are now available for their limited first release, expected to ship late 2020 or early 2021. This release will mark the first bourbon developed fully grain-to-glass in Kentucky by African Americans and the limited...
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival announced the 2020 event will be switching to an online virtual format due to the coronavirus. Held annually in the Bourbon Capital of the World, the Kentucky Bourbon Festival celebrates the storied history and art of...