Buffalo Trace to Release ‘Bottled in Bond Day’ Commemorative E.H. Taylor Single Barrel

Buffalo Trace will release a commemorative single barrel expression of Col. E.H. Taylor Jr. in a nod to the the Bottled in Bond Act and Taylor’s role in getting passed on March 3, 1897. The act was designed to guarantee the integrity of whiskey to … Continue readingBuffalo Trace to Release ‘Bottled in Bond Day’ Commemorative E.H. Taylor Single Barrel

Woodford Reserve Unveils 2021 Kentucky Derby Bottle

Woodford Reserve unveiled the artwork for its 2021 commemorative Kentucky Derby bottle. This year’s bottle features the artwork of Louisville’s Richard Sullivan, a former professional baseball player. His work is featured the Atlanta Braves’ Trust Park, at Mercedes Benz Stadium and at the National Baseball … Continue readingWoodford Reserve Unveils 2021 Kentucky Derby Bottle

Barton 1792 Adds New Barrel Warehouse; Two More Under Construction

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

Evan Williams Announces 2021 Derby Festival Bourbon Release Set for March 11

Is Kentucky Derby time approaching again already? How can that be? Oh right, last year’s Derby was … delayed. Well, here comes an early Derby-related announcement: Evan Williams will release a special Kentucky Derby Festival edition of its Single Barrel Bourbon. The bottles will feature … Continue readingEvan Williams Announces 2021 Derby Festival Bourbon Release Set for March 11

Brother’s Bond Distilling to Distribute Through RNDC

Brother’s Bond Distilling Company announced a distribution agreement with Republic National Distributing Company. The agreement began Jan. 1. Brother’s Bond products will now be available in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia,  Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana,  Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland,  Michigan, Montana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nebraska, … Continue readingBrother’s Bond Distilling to Distribute Through RNDC

Global Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA

Tariffs imposed on U.S. spirits due to international trade disputes slashed the exports of Kentucky Bourbon by 35% overall in 2020, the Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced. Shipments to the European Union fell by nearly 50%. The EU is expected to double the tariffs imposed on American whiskey, which would … Continue readingGlobal Tariffs Slash Kentucky Bourbon Exports by 35% in 2020, Per KDA