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LouisvilleKY’s Four Roses releases Thunder Bourbon Bottle

Louisville, KY. – In celebration of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies, Thunder Over Louisville, Four Roses has released a Limited Edition Single Barrel Bourbon Bottle featuring the iconic Thunder Over Louisville logo. Four Roses is also the Official Bourbon of Thunder Over Louisville. The limited edition bottle, priced at $44.99, is exclusively available now at Cox Smoker’s Outlet and Spirit Shoppe, as well as Cox’s Evergreen Liquors. Thunder fans and bourbon connoisseurs will also have the opportunity to have their bottles signed by Four Roses Master Distiller Brent Elliott and Senior Brand Ambassador and Bourbon legend Al Young.   The signings…


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LouisvilleKY’s first Kentucky Derby Event of 2018 is this week

‘FESTIVAL UNVEILED’ FEATURES ROSE JULEP CONTEST AND KENTUCKY CUISINE Louisville, KY. With spring around the corner, the Kentucky Derby Festival is preparing for a Festival favorite. Their first official event of 2018 – Festival Unveiled – is this Thursday, March 15, at the Mellwood Arts Center.  The event kicks off at 5 p.m. Citizens Union Bank and Four Roses are the Presenting Sponsors of this pre-Festival party. “Festival Unveiled” will showcase several elements of the 2018 Festival.  In addition to the 2018 Official Poster and Merchandise line, guests will also receive the Official Program with complete details of this year’s Festival. While enjoying the evening, guests have…


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Louisville Ky’s famous boat race under a new set of rules this year

March 29, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – The jousting has begun for the 2016 Great Steamboat Race set for Wednesday, May 4, on the Ohio River. At a press conference this morning, the tasks and scoring system that will determine the winner of the race was announced.  Representatives of the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati also participated in a sampling of “individual tasting mats” to select a different single-barrel bourbon to be served aboard each vessel for the event. With unanimous votes all around, the Four Roses barrel coded NS 80-6F was selected as…


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Louisville Ky’s Forecastle announces new bourbon lineup

FORECASTLE ANNOUNCES 2016 BOURBON LODGE LINEUP AND LODGE ADDITIONS, INCLUDING FLIGHT BAR, SIGNATURE COCKTAILS, MIXOLOGY, BOURBON CARES, FIRESIDE CHATS, CULINARY OASIS AND MORE GONZO BAR RETURNS WITH ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AND FILM SERIES LOUISVILLE, KY – The Forecastle Festival, Louisville’s three-day music, art and environmental activism festival, is bringing back its Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, The Bourbon Lodge, with a unique lineup of bourbon offerings, education, bourbon-inspired cuisine, and the revamped return of the charitable partnership, Bourbon Cares. Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick hailed Forecastle Festival as “bourbon’s most important festival for new consumers,” praising its creation of “future connoisseurs.” Set…


Better Skills Needed to Win Louisville, KY’s Great Steamboat Race

Louisville, KY   – The jousting has begun for the 2015 Great Steamboat Race set for Wednesday, April 29, on the Ohio River.  Representatives of the Kentucky Derby Festival, the Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati also participated in a sampling of “individual tasting mats” to select a different single-barrel bourbon to be served aboard each vessel for the event. With three of three judges’ votes, the Four Roses barrel numbered KE 57-5U was selected as the bourbon to be served aboard the Belle of Cincinnati.  A separate panel chose the bourbon for the Belle of Louisville.  With two…


Four Roses Building Bourbon Bottling Plant in Bullitt County

FRANKFORT, Ky.– Four Roses is expanding again. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the company plans to build a new bottling facility in Bullitt County. Four Roses is expected to create up to 30 new jobs and invest $8 million into the project. “Four Roses is vital to Kentucky’s rich bourbon heritage,” said Gov. Beshear. “It’s exciting to see the company continue to grow its operations, create jobs and contribute to the renaissance of one of the Commonwealth’s signature industries. I want to thank Four Roses for its investment here in Kentucky, and I look forward to seeing this facility in…