Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred horse racing’s most prestigious international events, and Maker’s Mark announced the renewal of the brands’ multi-year partnership and Champions for Charity program, which began in 2015 with the goal of raising money for local and Thoroughbred-industry charities. The new three-year partnership will continue the tradition of...
Old Forester, America’s First Bottled BourbonTM, will introduce its eighteenth Birthday Bourbon, the annual limited release created to mark the birthday of founder George Garvin Brown on September 2.   The 2018 Birthday Bourbon is the first iteration to be bottled...
Woodford Reserve has released a new exclusive and limited-edition expression as part of its annual Distillery Series -- Barrel Finished Rye.   The Barrel Finished Rye is Woodford Reserve Rye that has been finished in a custom second barrel made of...
On July 26, the Kentucky Distillers' Association hosted the world's eight leading whiskey associations in Kentucky, the birthplace of bourbon, to discuss trade issues that threaten the international industry. Recently enacted tariffs on whiskey could greatly harm long-standing partnerships, consumers,...
By Megan McCardwell The 2018 Forecastle Music Festival was at Waterfront Park in Louisville, KY July 13 through 15. The three-day festival included arts, food, music from big name bands like Chris Stapleton, T-Pain, Arcade Fire, and Modest Mouse, and...
On July 12 Castle & Key hosted a Cocktail competition. Ten finalists competed in the competition, five from Kentucky and five from Tennessee.  In addition to the cocktails there were hors d'oeuvres provided by Jonathan's Events, Corto Lima's upscale...
On June 27, 2018, Alltech opened its $15 million Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery in Pikeville, KY. The project included construction of a 30,000-square-foot facility and installation of 19 fermenters and three copper pot stills. The 13 jobs created as...
A bourbon barrel storage facility collapsed in Bardstown, KY at Barton 1792 Distillery around 11 am on Friday, June 22. Luckily, no one was injured in the collapse. According to a Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman, about 9,000 barrels tumbled to the...
Honeywood is hosting a summer dinner series with the University of Kentucky South Farm, located at the corner of Man O’ War Boulevard and Nicholasville Road. The South Farm Dinner series is a monthly event program that runs June...
Returning to the same building it once called home, Old Forester Distilling Co. opened to the public at 119 W. Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky. The $45 million, 70,000 square foot distillery will guide guests through the brand’s rich...