LOUISVILLE, KY (Dec. 21, 2017) – Travelers at Louisville International Airport (SDF) now have another option to take home a piece of the Bluegrass – their own bottle of Kentucky bourbon. Package liquor sales recently began at the airport, with a variety of local Kentucky distilled spirits available for purchase at the Distillery District Marketplace, conveniently located in the rotunda beyond the security checkpoint.
“We’re so excited to work with Paradies Lagardère to provide this carry-on option to travelers, especially those visiting to enjoy the state’s bourbon craft,” said Karen Scott, interim executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. “Whether you’re arriving or departing – this allows visitors to have a taste of Kentucky.”
“We’re thrilled and appreciative of our long-standing partnership with the Louisville International Airport,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO of Paradies Lagardère. “Now that our Distillery District Marketplace concept, which opened this year, has the ability sell travelers packaged alcohol, visitors will be able to shop locally for gifts and other items to commemorate their visit to Bourbon country.”
The followings brands are available for purchase at the Distillery District Marketplace, with additional selections expected to be available in the coming months.
- Angel’s Envy –Louisville, Ky.
- Bulleit – Louisville, Ky.
- Evan Williams – Bardstown, Ky.
- Four Roses – Lawrenceburg, Ky.
- Jim Beam – Clermont, Ky.
- Knob Creek – Clermont, Ky.
- Maker’s Mark –Loretto, Ky.
- Old Crow – Clermont, Ky.
- Wild Turkey – Lawrenceburg, Ky.
The Distillery District Marketplace currently offers package liquor sales on Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the rotunda past the security checkpoint. Bourbon enthusiasts can also visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail store, located on the ticketing level before the security checkpoint.