Tag Archives: Whiskey Travel

Tennessee Launches Its Own Whiskey Trail

When the Kentucky Distillers Association launched the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in 1999, whiskey tourism was in its infancy, there was no bourbon or craft whiskey boom, and the trail had just 10 stops. The Tennessee Distillers Guild gets its tourist project started under very different circumstances, and on Monday it announced the official launch of the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, a ...

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LBL Moonshine Up For Auction

By Richard Thomas LBL Moonshine, once the premier legal moonshine brand in Western Kentucky due to its appearance in The Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners, is reportedly up for auction. Spencer Balentine opened Silver Trail Distillery and an accompanying museum in the Kentucky’s Land Between The Lakes region several years ago, blazing a trail that many legal moonshine outfits from Hopkinsville to ...

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Visiting Kentucky? There Is More To It Than Distilleries

Brown-Forman barrel char

By Richard Thomas For the serious bourbon fan, coming to the Bluegrass and visiting distilleries is a good start to understanding and appreciating Kentucky’s native spirit and how it is made. What is more, taking in more than one distillery should hopefully allow one to see the differences in how each whiskey-maker creates their products and crafts their identity. As ...

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