BOURBON WATCH

Bourbon Release set

If you want to try our 4-year-old Bottled in Bond Bourbon, make plans to join us April 28 for A Taste of Danville.

Our first Bourbon release will be a Single Barrel, Bottled in Bond, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The release will coincide with our annual spring event, A Taste in Danville.

A Taste in Danville, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. , will feature live music by Joslyn and The Sweet Compression and delicious food offerings. Area chefs, restaurants, caterers and food trucks will offer small portions of their signature dishes for sale as their “tastes.” The distillery’s taste will be its long-anticipated Kentucky Straight Bourbon. A limited supply of free samples will be available to the first few hundred visitors.

As part of our celebration, the gift shop will have a limited quantity of bottles for sale to the general public. The gift shop cost is $46 a bottle and sales are limited to two 750 ml bottles per person. The majority of Bourbon released at this event has been reserved by our Family Reserve members.

“Our Family Reserve members’ loyalty will be rewarded with the first numbered bottles encased in a special collector’s box from a release of only 40 barrels,” says Shane Baker, co-owner of the distillery with Dr. Pat Heist. The spring release will be the first 15 of the 40 barrels. Another 15 barrels will be bottled for a September release. The remaining 10 barrels will be released in December.

PLACES TO STAY

If you are traveling and need a place to stay, download the list below and mention that you plan to attend to this event as several venues are offering special rates.

Places to Stay

 

First Annual Holiday Release

We have a single barrel, cask strength Harvest Rum. The 101-proof Harvest Rum is available in our gift shop. Price for a 375ml is $27.49.

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