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Parker Beam, Heaven Hill Master Distiller Emeritus and Bourbon Legend, Passes Away at Age 75

FOR RELEASE: For Immediate Release IMAGES: Please see directions at end of release Parker Beam, Heaven Hill Master Distiller Emeritus and Bourbon Legend, passes away at age 75 BARDSTOWN, KY – Heaven Hill Distillery’s Master Distiller Emeritus Parker Beam, a much revered and lauded figure in the American Whiskey industry, passed away on January 9, 2017 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, at age 75.…

KDA Statement regarding the passing of Parker Beam

January 9, 2017   “The Kentucky Distillers’ Association and its members are deeply saddened by the passing of Bourbon legend and longtime friend Parker Beam, and offers its heartfelt condolences to his family and Heaven Hill Distillery. “Parker Beam wasn’t just a name on a bottle – he was the living embodiment of the whiskey inside: authentic, classic, well-seasoned and distilled from old-fashioned hard work…

Kentucky Distillers’ Association Announces New Board Officers, Directors

For Immediate Release – January 5, 2017     FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that Ryan Ashley, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Distillery Operations for the Four Roses Distillery, has been named Chairman of the historic group’s Board of Directors for 2017.   Ashley, 45, leads all distillery operations at Four Roses and is currently overseeing a $54 million expansion…

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