Jim Beam brands. Photo courtesy Justins' House of Bourbon.

Jim Beam Releases Statement on Warehouse Fires That Destroyed 45,000 Barrels

Late last night, a fire at two Jim Beam warehouses in Woodford County, Kentucky was sparked, destroying 45,000 barrels of bourbon aging inside. This morning, Jim Beam released a statement on the fire, thanking...

Maker’s Mark’s New Glass Artwork Exhibit Contains Never Before Seen Pieces

Maker's Mark distillery has unveiled a new 43-piece glass art exhibit by late artist Stephen Rolfe Powell. Powell had a close relationship with the distillery following the sale of a rare commissioned piece of his to be...

Bulleit Legacy On The Line

This post contains references to one or more of our advertisers.  For the past two years, an intense family feud between a Bourbon Hall of Famer and his now-estranged daughter has been publicly unfolding on...
Former Castle & Key Master Distiller Marianne Eaves. Photo Castle & Key.

Master Distiller Marianne Eaves Departing Castle & Key Distillery

Marianne Eaves, Master Distiller for Castle & Key distillery, announced her departure this morning from the role. Eaves had largely been the face of the brand to consumers, influencers, and writers in the whiskey space....

Good Things are Coming in Small Packages from Four Roses

Four Roses Distillery has announced a new 50ml mini size of two of their popular core expressions - Small Batch and Small Batch Select. “The launch of Four Roses minis will...
fifth annual Lois Mateus Networking Award

Heaven Hill VP Kate Shapira Latts Honored by Bourbon Women, Kentucky Distillers’ Association

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 31, 2018) Kate Shapira Latts, Vice President of Marketing for Heaven Hill Brands, received the fifth annual Lois Mateus Networking Award Aug. 24 from Bourbon Women and the Kentucky Distillers' Association, honoring...

Bourbon State: Could Bourbon be the New Official Drink of the Commonwealth?

Story Taylon Baker Originally Posted here at www.kykernel.com Twelve years ago, the Commonwealth of Kentucky made milk its official state drink. The proposal was made by then-Senator Joey Pendleton, who owns a dairy farm. State Senate Bill 93...

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Releases Limited Edition Two by Two Rye

Basil Hayden’s Bourbon has announced the limited time release of Basil Hayden’s Two by Two Rye. A blend of two Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskies and two Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskies, Basil Hayden’s Two by...