Tour now has 13 distilleries
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) — Bluegrass Distillers in Lexington and Boone County Distilling Company in Independence have joined the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour. There are now 13 distilleries on the tour that showcases the state’s burgeoning micro distilleries. Visitors made more than 175,000 stops on the tour last year.
Bluegrass Distillers opened its doors in 2015. Founded by Nate Brown, Sam Rock and Matt Montgomery, the company prides itself on handcrafting quality products using organic and locally sourced Kentucky ingredients.
“We are very excited about becoming part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour,” Brown said. “And we are pleased to continue to do our part to honor the tradition of Kentucky by making our craft spirit right here in the heart of the Bluegrass.”
Boone County Distilling Company has been making whiskey since 2015.
“The Boone County Distilling Company is proud to join the ranks of the Craft Tour,” co-founder Josh Quinn said. “Our goal is to uphold and honor the Kentucky tradition of carefully crafting exceptional Bourbon and Rye Whiskey like those who came before us.”
Participating distilleries in the Craft Tour include: Kentucky Artisan Distillery, Crestwood; Barrel House, Lexington; Corsair, Bowling Green; Hartfield & Co., Paris; Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co., Louisville; Limestone Branch, Lebanon; MB Roland, Pembroke; New Riff, Newport; Old Pogue, Maysville; Wilderness Trail, Danville; and Willett, Bardstown.