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KENTUCKY BOURBON TRAIL® TOUR SETS RECORD WITH 725,000 VISITS &MORE DISTILLERIES THAN EVER BEFORE

For Immediate Release – January 29, 2015 FRANKFORT, Ky. – The famous Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® journeys continued their record-breaking tourism trend last year with 725,000 visits across an all-time high of 18 participating distilleries. “The monumental growth of our Kentucky Bourbon Trail experiences is proof that they’re the hottest tourism attractions around,” said Eric Gregory, President of the nonprofit Kentucky Distillers’ Association that…

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Eddie Russell Receives Master Distiller Title

Being the Master Distiller at Wild Turkey is the best job imaginable. I should know because I’ve been driving my truck to work along the same route for the last 60 years and I’m not tired of it yet. I can remember when my youngest son Eddie first told me, decades ago, he wanted to follow in my footsteps and learn to be a Distiller.…

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Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship and Kentucky Distillers’ Association Unite To Honor the Spirit of Compromise at Legendary Washington Hotel

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to Greet Unique Barrel of Kentucky Bourbon   PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release January 26, 2015 – LEXINGTON, KY – Institutions representing two of Kentucky’s most important gifts to the nation – Bourbon whiskey and famed statesman Henry Clay – announced today they have united to dramatically reprise a tradition going back two centuries to “lubricate the wheels of government,”…

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