Kentucky Distiller’s Association

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Kentucky bourbon production hit a nearly 50-year high last year. An industry group says the state’s distilleries filled nearly 1.9 million bourbon barrels last year, the highest level since 1967. 

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A bill seeking to make many changes to Kentucky’s alcohol laws appears to be moving toward final passage.

The omnibus alcohol measure allows for increased production by small farm wineries and microbreweries, and aims to ease certain restrictions on the bourbon industry.

Bourbon Sales Up

Jul 5, 2012
kybourbon.com

Kentucky’s bourbon production has increased 115% over the past 13 years according to the Kentucky Distiller’s Association.