Jim Beam Fire: Burns More Than Barrels. Statement: 45,000 barrels, ‘young whiskey’

As firefighters bravely fight the blaze of two Jim Beam warehouses, where some 45,000 barrels are at risk, the bourbon industry’s soul hurts, as it endures another tragedy. Beam reports initial reports suggests it’s a lightning strike that caused the flames. Jim Beam Statement: We … Continue readingJim Beam Fire: Burns More Than Barrels. Statement: 45,000 barrels, ‘young whiskey’

Distillery Fire Victim Dies; Family Says Rogers is “free” of Pain

Silver Trail Distillery fire victim Kyle Rogers passed away yesterday at 5 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Hospital. The news was first reported by WPSD in Paducah, Ky. According to the Kentucky Distillers Association, visitation will be Thursday, May 14, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST at the … Continue readingDistillery Fire Victim Dies; Family Says Rogers is “free” of Pain

How you can help the victims of the Silver Trail Distillery fire

From the moment the enthusiast community learned about the unfortunate Silver Trail Distillery fire that injured two, people have asked me how they can help. The Kentucky Distillers Association has established a fund with the proceeds going to the Rogers cousins, who were badly burned. … Continue readingHow you can help the victims of the Silver Trail Distillery fire