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McConnell and Paul Introduce Tax Bill For Bourbon Producers

May 5, 2015

The AGED Spirits Act allows bourbon producers to write off whiskey as it ages. At the moment, the tax code is written such that distilleries can only deduct bourbon once it is bottled and sold. Read Story

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Frazier Museum’s Bourbon-Centric Expansion Could Be ‘Game-Changer’

April 23, 2015

An expansion of the Frazier History Museum to include a bourbon-centric visitors' center would be a "game-changer" for the bourbon industry and the region, said the president of the Kentucky Distillers' Association. Read Story

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Frazier Museum’s Expansion Means Kentucky Bourbon Trail Will Officially Start in Downtown Louisville

April 23, 2015

The Kentucky Bourbon Trail would officially begin in downtown Louisville under a planned $1.4-million expansion of the Frazier History Museum, the museum and the Kentucky Distillers' Association announced Thursday. Read Story

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Bacardi Buys Louisville-Based Maker of Angel’s Envy Bourbon

March 30, 2015

International spirits company Bacardi Limited has made its entry into the booming bourbon market with the purchase, announced today, of a Louisville-based bourbon maker. Read Story

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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Has Record-Breaking Attendance—Again

January 30, 2015

Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail had another record-breaking year in attendance. The trail’s nine participating distilleries had 627,032 visitors in 2014, an increase of 10 percent over the previous year. The nine smaller facilities that make up the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour … Read Story