Bourbon Whiskey

Castle Brands Makes Big Buy Of Bourbon Stock

Castle Brands, owners of Jefferson’s Bourbon, has made a major investment in their future stake in the American Whiskey sector by purchasing $4.2 million in aged and new-fill bourbon whiskey stock. These January 4th purchases are on top of acquisitions already made for the current fiscal year, bringing their total investment in bourbon whiskey stocks to $9.6 million. Jefferson’s Bourbon ...

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Michter’s Buys Land In Springfield, Kentucky

At year-end 2017, Michter’s Distillery’s affiliate Springwater Kentucky Realty completed its purchase of 145 acres in Springfield, Kentucky, at the heart of the state’s historic Washington County. “We are excited to be expanding Michter’s operations in Springfield and Washington County. This is a wonderful community with warm people and a great heritage.  The property offers rich soil and naturally filtered ...

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Distilling Returns to Lexington’s James E. Pepper Distillery

James E. Pepper Barrel Stencil

By Richard Thomas Lexington’s old Pepper Distillery is a fixture of some of my earliest childhood memories. When I was in kindergarten, the family farm was just down the road from this historic, long forgotten bourbon factory that was shuttered in 1958. My Dad would frequently drive up Old Frankfort Pike and onto Manchester Street, going past the big, abandoned ...

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