Finally! Castle & Key Distillery to open Sept. 19

Castle & Key gift shop. Photo courtesy of Castle & Key

It’s taken four years, but finally, Castle & Key Distillery will open to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 19. Frankly, it’s amazing it’s taken only that long. When founders Will Arvin and Wes Murry set out to restore the Old Taylor Distillery in Millville, Ky., the historic site was a disaster: decrepit, decomposed and a […]

Spirits of French Lick distillery releases Lee Sinclair 4-grain bourbon


UPDATED: See end of story … If you’ve never heard of the Spirits of French Lick distillery, here’s a tip for you: Go there. Make the 75-minute drive from Louisville—a bucolic tree and farm-lined route—to the distillery within the French Lick Winery complex. There, head distiller Alan Bishop plies his trade and is doing remarkable […]

2018 Old Forester Birthday Bourbon posts highest ever 101 proof


LOUISVILLE, Ky.—For the 18th time Old Forester will release its annual Birthday Bourbon commemorating the Sept. 2 birthday of founder George Garvin Brown. Fancy gettin’ you some? Be prepared to spend more than the $99 MSRP, not to mention ready to wait in long lines if you lack liquor store connections. But if you do […]

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