James E. Pepper Distillery Lives Again

Historic site is distilling whisky again after a 50 year break Story Justin Thompson Photos Victor Sizemore If you get the chance to spend some time with current James E. Pepper brand owner, Amir Peay, you’ll find...

60,000 Gallons of Mash Just Reported to Have Spilled at Barton 1792

UPDATE: Statements from Nelson County officials have provided more details. The latest here. *** One of the beer wells at Barton 1792 Distillery has broken or spilled up to 60,000 gallons of fermented mash. “Today, March 5,...

Bourbon Distilleries will be able to Reopen June 8

Bourbon distilleries will be able to reopen in Kentucky on June 8 after a nearly three month shut down. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced there will be capacity limitations and sub-limitations....

Check Out The Newly Debuted Knob Creek Label Design

The three core bottles from Jim Beam’s Knob Creek line are getting a sleek, modern redesign in the form of a new label. Knob Creek Small Batch, Single Barrel, and Rye are each getting an updated...

A Whiskey Playground is Opening this Summer in Kansas City

In June of 2019, J. Rieger & Co. will open to the public in Kansas City, Missouri for the first time in almost a century. The new facility will feature two trendy bars, a...
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...

MGP Launches 2021 Rossville Union® Rye Single Barrel Program

{Extracted from MGP Press Release} MGP has launched the New Year with the release of their 2021 Rossville Union Single Barrel Program. Known as the “Masters of Rye,” MGP is the largest...

Stoneware & Co. Partner With Old Forester to Create Charity Mint Julep Cup

A portion of this Statesman inspired cup and event ticket will be donated to Dress for Success Louisville LOUISVILLE, KY – August 10, 2017 – To celebrate the debut of the newest addition to the...