Jim Rutledge at Castle & Key Distillery

Jim Rutledge Talks Cream of Kentucky Pre-Sales, Breaking Ground on a Distillery in 2019

Since retirement, Jim Rutledge has shown no signs of slowing down. He’s been contract distilling at Castle & Key while simultaneously launching the J.W. Rutledge Distillery, which includes reviving the heritage brand Cream of...

Bourbon’s Mad Scientist

Trey Zoeller is a Bourbon man who marches to the beat of his own dram.  He and his father, Chet, started Jefferson’s Bourbon in 1997 and ever since then, Trey’s imagination has taken Bourbon...

A Century Later, Buffalo Trace Fills Historic Bourbon Pompeii Fermenters

When Colonel E.H. Taylor built his fermenters at Buffalo Trace in 1883, he dug brick pits in a building on the banks of the Kentucky River, lined them with copper, and distilled...

Wild Turkey And Matthew McConaughey Launch Longbranch Bourbon

Wild Turkey Teams And Matthew McConaughey Launch Longbranch Bourbon Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey Distillery announced the introduction of Wild Turkey Longbranch, a collaboration between the whiskey brand’s creative director (McConaughey) and Master Distiller Eddie Russell. Inspired...

Double Eagle Very Rare has Landed from Buffalo Trace

Buffalo Trace has announced the oldest release yet of their popular Eagle Rare bourbon. Double Eagle Very Rare is 20 years old - three years older than the 17-year version found in the Buffalo...

Back to Bourbon School

Midway University’s new MBA specialization offers students the chance to participate in Kentucky’s booming Bourbon world. For a Bourbon lover, visiting different distilleries can be considered a type of religious experience. Stitzel-Weller, for example, touts...

A New, Permanent Four Roses’ Release Will be Highest Proof to Date

Four Roses has announced an all-new addition to their permanent lineup. Small Batch Select will be a 104 proof, non-chill filtered blend of six of their ten recipes. “We wanted to add something to our...
Brown Forman Distillery Expansion

$95 Million Dollar Expansion at Brown-Forman’s longtime Louisville Distillery to meet Growing American Whiskey...

The distillery expansion in its longtime Louisville home will double the capacity of the facility while remaining on the same parcels of land. Construction is expected to take more than two years...