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...
It’s been 50 years since Jockey Diane Crump became the first female to ride in The Kentucky Derby and this year’s Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep Cup program celebrates that milestone. Crump rode Fathom in the 1970 Derby and, although...
The 2020 edition of Yellowstone® Limited Edition Kentucky Straight Bourbon will be on shelves in September, just in time for National Bourbon Heritage Month. This year’s edition features a seven-year-old straight bourbon finished in French Armagnac barrels. The new release...
Kentucky’s new alcohol shipping law takes effect on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. The Kentucky General Assembly passed House Bill 415 on March 26 and it became law on April 8. HB 415 streamlines direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping by alcohol producers, significantly...
Beginning July 1, 2020, Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky will once again welcome visitors to the historic grounds for tours. Barton 1792 Distillery was established in 1879 and is the oldest fully-operating Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. To ensure the health...
A Kentucky bourbon distillery was just given top honors by Tasting Panel Magazine for Distillery of the Year. Which company? How did they win? Buffalo Trace out of Frankfort, KY was given the honors of being named Tasting Panel Magazine's...
Bardstown Bourbon Company recently broke ground for a new bottling facility near the distillery. It is a 47,000 square-foot project that will allow staff to bottle more bourbon each year, estimating hundreds of thousands of cases. Once completed, this new...
In February, the James Beard Foundation announced a full list of its Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists for 2020. In May, the number of finalists dropped down to five per category. Drew Kulsveen of Willett Distillery in Bardstown is one...