Four Roses Bourbon to expand visitors center

Four Roses officials have announced plans for an expansion of the current visitor center and enhancements to the overall guest experience at the bourbon distillery in Lawrenceburg.The visitor center project is part of an ongoing investment to accommodate for growing demand in the bourbon tourism industry.For the design of the 14,446-square-foot addition to the visitor…

Wild Turkey, Four Roses reopening visitor centers

While tours and tastings haven’t resumed just yet, both of Anderson County’s bourbon distilleries are welcoming the public back to their visitor centers and retails shops. The Four Roses Bourbon distillery reopened their visitor center on June 16. Business hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. A limited…

Tourism entities, events announcing closures, postponements in Lawrenceburg

Though no cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been diagnosed in Lawrenceburg or Anderson County, some events and attractions here are postponing or closing temporarily to help prevent the spread of the virus. Four Roses Bourbon will continue with production, but tours of the distillery in Lawrenceburg and the warehouse and bottling facility at Cox’s Creek…

Kentucky Bourbon Trail witnesses another year of record visits

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association today announced that the famed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® and Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour® destinations welcomed nearly two million visits in 2019.What started as a handful of distillery stops and a few hundred visitors two decades ago has exploded into a globally recognized, bucket-list journey for visitors from all over the…

Four Roses’ senior brand ambassador dies at age 77

Al Young, the historian for Four Roses and the distillery’s senior brand ambassador, died on Christmas day at the age of 77. Al began his career with Four Roses in 1967 and worked his way through the ranks to become the distillery manager in 1990. In 2007 he became the senior brand ambassador and in…

Esquire.com lists Lawrenceburg among places for a fall visit

Esquire.com put together a list of “8 Under-the-Radar Places to Visit This Fall.” Only one location was in Kentucky and the city they chose was Lawrenceburg. Here is what they had to say – “Lawrenceburg, located 25 miles west of Lexington, is a small historic town with a big bourbon footprint—it’s home to both Four…

Stave Fest Coming to Downtown Lawrenceburg In September

Fall in Kentucky is a great time for festivals and there is a brand new one coming to downtown Lawrenceburg this September. The Stave Fest will be held from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 along South Main Street and Western Avenue, as well as on the City Green. Plans for the…

Celebrate National Bourbon Day in Lawrenceburg

Cheers! June 14 is National Bourbon Day and there are ways you can take part in Lawrenceburg and Anderson County, from a dinner to tastings to special drinks created just for this celebration. Here are some of the events that are scheduled: A four-course Bourbon Heritage Dinner is being held on Thursday, June 13, inside…

Four Roses celebrates distillery grand reopening, debuts new Small Batch Select

Four Roses Distillery marked the culmination of its $55 million expansion project with the official launch of Small Batch Select, the first permanent addition to the Distillery’s Bourbon lineup in 12 years. The Distillery’s expansion project began in 2015 and is doubling production capacity to accommodate for growing industry demand. “It’s an exciting time at…

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…