Four Roses, Wild Turkey bourbons make another top 10 list

Yet another publication has included Anderson County’s two distilleries in a top 10 bourbons list. This time it was Esquire that had both Wild Turkey and Four Roses listed among the “10 Best Bourbon Whiskey Brands to Drink Right Now.” Esquire described Wild Turkey as “a classic, unpretentious American whiskey brand that permeated the public’s…

Ripy, Ballard houses open to public April 3

If you’ve ever wanted to tour the Ripy House or the Ballard House in Lawrenceburg you’ll have your chance on Wednesday, April 3. BGT’s April deTour is coming to Anderson County that day at 6 p.m. to host free tours of the Ripy House, located at 320 S Main Street, followed by the Ballard House,…

Grants available to encourage local tourism, events and attractions

If you are working on a new event or attraction in Anderson County that is related to tourism, there may be local grant funds available to help get things rolling. The Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism Commission is accepting grant applications to encourage tourism venues, events, attractions and festivals. If awarded, the grant funds may be used…

Free summer movies include Aquaman, Captain Marvel, Bumblebee, Incredibles 2

Free movies, free popcorn, free drinks. That’s what you can expect this summer on the Lawrenceburg Green. Again this year, Century Bank and the City of Lawrenceburg will be sponsoring movie nights on the Green, featuring a fun collection of recently-released movies. Family fun activities begin at 7 p.m. and the movies start at dusk.…

Summer concerts to feature Groove Evolution, Sweet Beats

Mark your calendars now for two great concerts this summer on the Lawrenceburg Green. The City of Lawrenceburg and the Lawrenceburg/Anderson County Tourism office have scheduled two entertaining bands for the free concert series held downtown each summer. Both concerts are from 7-10 p.m. The Concerts June 8 – First up is The Groove Evolution,…

Lawrenceburg ranked among safest cities in Kentucky

Lawrenceburg likes being known for its two world-famous bourbon distilleries. Residents here also like having the distinction of being ranked as one of the safest cities in Kentucky. The National Council for Home Safety and Security recently released its annual rankings for safe cities and Lawrenceburg was number four on the list. FBI Uniform Crime…

Lawrenceburg’s Four Roses receives “World’s Best Bourbon” honor

The best bourbon in the world was produced in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. The honor of being World’s Best Bourbon was bestowed on Four Roses for its 130th Anniversary 2018 Limited Edition Small Batch Bourbon in the 2019 World Whiskies Awards. The announcement was made during the Whisky Magazine Awards New York program on January 30. “The…

Vertigo Bungee sets schedule for 2019 season

If you’ve ever wanted a truly unique, heart pounding thrill, come to Lawrenceburg, Kentucky and experience Vertigo Bungee. The crew who run Vertigo will return in May for once-a-month weekend jump sessions from the Young’s High Bridge, which spans the Kentucky River adjacent to the Wild Turkey Distillery. You’ll dive from a permanent bungee jumping…

Four Roses announces new 104 proof bourbon Four Roses adding new 104 proof bourbon

Lawrenceburg’s Four Roses is adding a fourth bourbon to its lineup, which will be found this spring in stores in Kentucky, Georgia, New York, California and Texas. The Four Roses Small Batch Select will join the existing Small Batch, Single Barrel and Four Roses Bourbon in the company’s lineup. The price of the new bourbon…

Cheers! Kentucky’s bourbon industry witnessing record growth

The Kentucky bourbon industry, which witnessed more than 1 million visits from tourists in 2018 at Kentucky Bourbon Trail distilleries, has doubled the number of jobs and the associated payroll over the last 10 years. During a press conference at the Kentucky Capitol on Wednesday morning the latest bourbon economic impact study was released, showing…