Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling…

Bourbon Barons: The Ripys

This historic tour focuses on the Ripy family of Lawrenceburg, KY.  They will take you on a journey beginning with the young Irishmen, James and John Ripy, who left their home in Tyrone, Ireland for the cliffs of the Kentucky River. They will follow the growth of the family from James’ initial foray into distilling…

Bourbon Sessions at the Ripy Mansion

Come take part in the first Bourbon Sessions event at the Ripy Mansion, part of a planned series that will feature a speaker and tasting while exploring the incredible T.B. Ripy Mansion. The speaker at this first event will be Bourbon Archaeologist Nike Laracuente, who will speak about forgotten distilleries in Woodford County and an…

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…

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…

Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Revival listed among top 100 spirits of 2018

Wine Enthusiast magazine has named a bourbon produced in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky among the top 100 spirits of 2018. Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Revival took the top spot in the magazine’s bourbon category. The magazine ranked various spirits, including tequila, vodka, whiskey, gin and vermouth, among others. Master’s Keep Revival is a blend of Wild Turkey…