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LouisvilleKY’s Brown-Forman Named Distiller of the Year

Old Forester Recognized With Distillery Manager of the Year LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Whisky Magazine has named Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA)(NYSE:BFB) the Distiller of the Year and recognized Juan Merizalde Carrillo of Old Forester Distilling Co. as Distillery Manager of the Year at the 2019 Icons of Whisky America Awards held in New York. The Icons of Whisky are the annual industry awards organized by Whisky Magazine that recognize the very best people and places in the whiskey business around the world. The Icons of Whisky Awards America are presented annually as part of the Whisky Magazine Awards. “We are honored to receive…


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LouisvilleKY-based Long John Silver’s celebrates 50th anniversary

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long John Silver’s, the nation’s largest quick service seafood restaurant company, is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving its fans more of what they love – great tasting fish! This Lenten season, guests can enjoy more fish in every bite with the new Thick Cut Alaska White Fish Basket and the Thick Cut Alaska White Fish Sandwich Combo at Long John Silver’s. “We are always looking for new ways to surprise and delight our guests; many of whom are loyal fans of the golden fried fish that’s made us famous for 50 years,” said Vice President of Marketing and Culinary Innovation,…


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Cellar Door Chocolates to open new headquarters in LouisvilleKY’s Portland warehouse district

Growing confectionary company building out 12,000 square ft. custom space within the Heine Brothers’ Coffee building at 1301 W. Main LOUISVILLE, KY. – Cellar Door Chocolates, a premium chocolate confectionary company announced today a significant planned expansion of operations to meet growing demand.  The company, which was originally established in 2007, is crafting a new headquarters, production facility and tasting room within the Heine Brothers’ Coffee corporate office and roastery building at 1301 W. Main Street.  Cellar Door, known for its confections, including truffles, bourbon balls, brittle and caramels, will continue to operate its two retail studios at 1201 Story Avenue in Butchertown Market and 601A S. Fourth…


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Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival Makes Its Anticipated Debut In LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY., – Premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents continues to show its love for Louisville with a third addition to a massive fall festival series in the one-of-a-kind city. Hometown Rising, the first-ever Country Music & Bourbon Festival, will make its debut Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15 at Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center, combining two of Louisville’s cultural cornerstones—great music and incredible bourbon. Hometown Rising’s incredible music lineup will be led by country heavyweights including Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town with additional appearances from Dwight Yoakam, Brett Young, Jake Owen, Bret Michaels, Frankie Ballard, and many more. In total, more than 30 artists will play on three stages, including two…


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LouisvilleKY’s Dine-Around to feature more than 50 restaurants

Louisville, KY – Apron Inc. presents the popular 7th Annual Dine-Around event featuring participating restaurants donating a portion of their profits.  Pick a spot to have breakfast, lunch and or dinner from the below list and know you have just helped a person in need who works in the F&B industry! The mission of Apron Inc. is to provide temporary, limited financial aid to professionals in need who work in local owned restaurants and locally run F&B industry-based establishments in the Louisville Metro area.  Clients have either experienced financial distress due to an illness, injury or other life hardships needing financial relief, the…


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LouisvilleKY’s Heine Brothers’ opens Location at State Street in New Albany

  Locally-owned fair trade and organic roaster will also host an official grand opening celebration Feb. 15 NEW ALBANY, Ind. –Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Louisville’s original fair trade and organic coffee roaster, announced today that its new location at 414 Daisy Lane and State Street in New Albany, IN is now open. The new spacious 2,000 square-foot café will be the company’s 16th location and will include a convenient drive-thru as well as an outdoor patio. Artist Monica Mahoney, best known for her art car creations for 21C Hotel including the red bejeweled limo, is working on a mural that will hang inside…


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LouisvilleKY’s Papa John’s leaves it up to public to pick next pizza

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s International, Inc. today announced its weeklong Pick Our Next Pizzacampaign, inviting fans to choose its next menu item. The company developed four new pizzas for the campaign, each with a diverse flavor profile. Beginning today, pizza lovers can cast a vote for their favorite using a Twitter poll on Papa John’s Twitter page. The four crave-worthy contenders include: Huevos Rancheros A delicious take on huevos rancheros with chorizo, eggs, onions, tomatoes, real cheese made from mozzarella, and ranchero sauce baked atop our fresh-made original dough. The Roast Celebrate the Year of the Pig! You can smell it from…


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LouisvilleKy’s ANGEL’S ENVY announces first release in six years

ANGEL’S ENVY’S first new release since 2013, this limited edition run of 3,600 bottles, offers distinct richness with notes of hazelnut and raisins LOUISVILLE, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — ANGEL’S ENVY, the Louisville-based craft distiller that produces small batch, hand-finished whiskeys, today announced its first new release since 2013, a limited-edition bourbon finished in Oloroso Sherry casks, ANGEL’S ENVY Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in Oloroso Sherry Casks. Just 3,600 bottles are available for purchase at the ANGEL’S ENVY Distillery in Downtown Louisville and select retailers in Kentucky. Beginning on February 12 there will be a limited number of reservations available through 500 Main, ANGEL’S ENVY membership platform for loyal fans,…


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LouisvilleKY’s Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery Opening Celebration on January 31st, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — After years of restoration work, Michter’s Fort Nelson Distillery will have an opening celebration on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.  Public tours are scheduled to begin on February 2nd and can be booked at www.michters.com. Located at 801 West Main Street on Louisville’s Museum Row, the distillery is directly across the street from The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and down the block from The Frazier History Museum, which has been designated the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center. The Fort Nelson building is an impressive example of cast iron and stone construction with Romanesque windows and a striking corner turret rising above its neighbors. First built in…


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LouisvilleKY’s Old Forester announces new release

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire/ — Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon™, will introduce Old Forester Kentucky Straight Rye Whisky, the distillery’s first new grain recipe in nearly 150 years. Old Forester Rye will be available nationwide beginning February 1. “Our signature bourbon recipe has done this brand proud through Prohibition, World Wars and changing consumer palates,” said Campbell Brown, Old Forester President and great-great grandson of founder George Garvin Brown. “This January we will create a new tradition with a Kentucky Straight Rye that will capture the hearts and excite the palates of experienced Rye drinkers and curious whisky enthusiasts alike.” The newest expression…