Barton 1792 Distillery finished construction of Warehouse 22 and began filling it with barrels of aging whiskey in February – it’s the first new warehouse built at the Bardstown distillery since 1963. The warehouse was erected as part of a $25 million addition at the … Continue readingBarton 1792 Adds New Barrel Warehouse; Two More Under Construction
Heaven Hill Distillery announced the release of its 85th Anniversary 13-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The whiskey is comprised of one barrel filled on Dec. 13, 2006, and dumped on Dec. 13, 2019, honoring the anniversary date Heaven Hill first filled a barrel … Continue readingHeaven Hill to Release 85th Anniversary 13-Year Bourbon
The Kentucky bourbon industry learned non-aficionado consumers think of a bourbon tour as a “factory tour.” In focus groups funded by the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism, consumers from several cities offered new perspective on the Commonwealth’s “Bourbon Tourism” initiatives. The Commonwealth commissioned Illinois-based … Continue readingBourbon Tourism: Is it a Factory Tour or Napa Valley?