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
O.H. Ingram River Aged Whiskey is heading to Kentucky. Nashville-based Brown Water Spirits announced the whiskey series, which launched in October, is now available throughout the Kentucky market. The whiskey is aged in a unique floating rickhouse moored on the bank of the Mississippi River … Continue readingO.H. Ingram River Aged Whiskey Now Available in Kentucky
Louisville’s Levee at the River House had just as rough a 2020 as many small businesses, so it will re-emerge Jan. 29 as Levee Bourbon Lounge. What once was a laid back place for happy hour specials and live music has been transformed into a … Continue readingLevee at the River House Transforms to Bourbon Lounge
Service industry workers across the country have faced lost wages and health risks throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. Brown-Forman Corporation and Republic National Distributing Company is partnering up to help those workers in Kentucky. The two Kentucky-based companies announced a plan to partner with APRON, Inc., … Continue readingBrown-Forman Partners with Republic National to Donate $100k to Apron, Inc.
Bourbon continues to boom in Kentucky. The Kentucky Distillers Association announced today that barrel inventory for 2020 is near 10 million, breaking several state records. The total number of barrels of bourbon currently aging in the state is 9,266,228, with nearly another 600,000 other spirits … Continue readingBourbon is Booming, but Kentucky’s Industry Faces Major Challenges: KDA
Okay, this is old news. But in my defense–Covid. And during this Covid crap, I missed this press release. That said, I think it still warrants some coverage from me… even though it happened March 2, especially since I am tasting Green Hat Rye against … Continue readingMGP Acquires Prominent Craft Whiskey, Gin