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A One of a Kind Close-up Look at 20 Years of Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby Bourbon Bottles and the Original Artwork [PHOTOS]

As the first Saturday in May nears it can only mean one thing – It’s Kentucky Derby time! The Bluegrass State’s rolling fields have returned to green, the red buds are in bloom, the tulips are up, foals are being born, the sound of gallopin…

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NYC Announces Prohibition of Alcohol Advertisements on City Property – Welcome Back to 1919

In a legal action hearkening back to 1919 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed an Executive Order banning all alcohol advertising on City property. Under the order, alcohol advertisements will be banned from City property, including bus shelte…

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Bardstown Bourbon Co. Releases its First Bourbon, A Blend of 2 and 11 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbons

The Bardstown Bourbon Company located in the Bourbon Capital of the World, Bardstown, Kentucky is a different kind of bourbon company. Since its founding in 2014 it’s been about transparency starting with the large glass structure at the distille…

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Copper & Kings Distillery Celebrates 5 Years of Brandy Making in Bourbon Country with Release of ‘A Song for You’

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. founded by serial entrepreneurs Joe and Lesley Heron like to play to the beat of a different drum. So much so that when you visit you’ll find that music is a constant theme throughout their urban distillery …

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Constellation Brands Makes Investment in Mezcal Maker El Silencio. Could it be the Next Casamigos?

It feels like just yesterday but it was actually nearly two years ago since Diageo purchased George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila brand for the unfathomable sum of $1,000,000,000. Since then, the tequila and mezcal category has continued to grow wi…

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Six Mile Creek Distillery Celebrates Patriots Day with Unveiling of 7’ Tall Bronze Statue – ‘The Patriot’

Frontier settlers played a pivotal role in establishing early America. They were hardy people that basically did it all. Not necessarily because they wanted to but they had to in order to survive. They were explorers, cartographers, healers, preachers,…

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Four Roses Distillery Adds the Fourth Rose with the Launch of 104° Proof Small Batch Select Bourbon

Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is a little different than other heritage bourbon distilleries. They are more pure bourbon than most of the other older distilleries. They occasionally offer limited releases but they don’t stray to…

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Jim Beam Distillery Partners with University of Kentucky to Create the ‘James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits’

Putting its money where its mouth is Jim Beam Distillery will donate $5 million to the University of Kentucky to establish the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. The institute will support a curriculum to educate the next generation of disti…

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Four Roses Distillery Celebrates Journey from Exile to Rebirth to $55 Million Expansion – Doubles Capacity

Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is one of the oldest and most well respected bourbon brands in the United States but it wasn’t always that way. Founded in 1888 Four Roses was one of only a handful of distilleries to survive Prohib…

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You’ll have a Honey of a Time Sipping the 2019 $1,000 Kentucky Derby Mint Julep – Full Cocktail Recipe [Video]

Though Fort Knox may hold all the gold in Kentucky it’s the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs that hold a secret golden honey barrel. Not a bourbon honey barrel but a real White American Oak barrel filled with real honey. That golden honey barrel was plac…

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