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Northern Kentucky distillery earns two awards from nation’s oldest international spirits competition

Boone County Distilling Company received high praise during the 2017 Tastings.com International Review of Spirits North American Whiskey & Cream Liqueur competition. Eighteen33, its flagship 10-year aged straight bourbon whiskey received a gold medal and a score of 93 points. White Hall Bourbon Cream also won a gold medal and a score of 91 points. The Tastings.com International Review of Spirits...

Lexington’s Bluegrass Distillers added as stop on Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tours

The iconic Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour is expanding with two new members in Lexington and Northern Kentucky, giving fans the opportunity to experience 13 distilleries on the tour that showcases the state’s burgeoning micro distilleries. Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington and Boone County Distilling Company in Independence join the fast-growing and impressive tour of Kentucky’s finest craft...