2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the 2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame induction and ceremony has been canceled due to lingering concerns regarding covid-19. “While we are encouraged with vaccination rates and declining cases in Kentucky, the KDA  Board of Directors does not … Continue reading2021 Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Canceled

Highland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

Highland Park announced a pair of new releases, one a 50-year single malt Scotch whiskey, and the other a single cask release with proceeds to be donated to a COVID emergency response which aids children of first responders. The new Highland Park 50 Year Old edition … Continue readingHighland Park Announces 50-Year Whiskey Release, Special Single Cask Offering

The Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism

To no one’s surprise, the coronavirus pandemic struck a blow to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that for the first time in its 21 years, total attendance on the Trail fell – sharply – in 2020. Visitors last year to member … Continue readingThe Bad News: Covid Pandemic Devastates 2020 Bourbon Trail Tourism

Good News, Bad News: Distilled Spirits Council Releases 2020 Economic Report

While the coronavirus pandemic that took over the world in early 2020 brought with it human suffering and death, it also brought plenty of economic suffering, and the hospitality industry was one that was hit hard. Combined with international trade tariffs that offered a completely … Continue readingGood News, Bad News: Distilled Spirits Council Releases 2020 Economic Report