HeavenHillDistilleries

HEAVEN HILL DROPS ONE AGE STATEMENT, MOVES ANOTHER TO THE BACK April 22, 2015 by Fred Minnick

Heaven Hill Brands is dropping the 6-year-old age statement for Fighting Cock. Company officials cited “supply challenges” for the label change. A Heaven Hill spokesperson said the age statement was removed to accommodate a tight future supply of aging Heaven Hill bourbon, particularly of Evan Williams and other premium products that are annually growing at double digit rates. Fighting Cock remains at 103 proof, the company....

HEAVEN HILL UNVEILS EVAN WILLIAMS DERBY BOURBON April 23, 2015 by Annie Hayes

The 2006 Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage Bourbon is blended from two barrels of Bourbon and bottled at the 43.3% abv. Evan Williams is an official partner of this year’s historic event, and to reflect this the bottle – which has been dipped in a teal wax – features the Kentucky Derby Festival logo on the label, and is presented with a tag detailing the festival’s history. Each individual bottle also displays the exact day...

Evan Williams Peach launches this May April 20, 2015 by Felicity Murray

Heaven Hill Brands is adding to its portfolio of Evan Williams Flavours with the release of Evan Williams Peach this spring. Evan Williams Peach is described as being true to its tagline: ‘No Fuzz. All Flavour’ – combining the smoothness of Evan Williams bourbon with a fresh peach taste. Bottled at 70 proof, it can be served as a chilled shot, on the rocks or mixed in a cocktail. Flavoured whiskeys continue to be one of the...

Mint julep | Celebrate drink of Kentucky Derby April 8, 2015 by Kirby Adams

As we inch closer to the Kentucky Derby — let’s celebrate the mint julep this month. The drink most often consumed while celebrating the Kentucky Derby is being celebrated during the month of April. The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau tells The Buzz the mint julep is being offered with a twist along the Urban Bourbon Trail, julep merchandise abounds around town, you can purchase a mint julep-themed hotel package and you...

Bourbon-Aged Marshmallows. It's a Thing. April 4, 2015 by Aaron Goldfarb

The bourbon barrel-aging craze goes far beyond the realm of libations, providing an alcoholic edge to coffee, condiments, and even high-end jeans. You’d have to live in a cave to not realize bourbon barrel-aging is hot right now. A myriad of breweries are now throwing their beers in used barrels, knowing that with a little aging time their rich stouts and malty barleywines will pick up the vanilla, wood, and bourbon-y flavors...

EVAN WILLIAMS PEACH BOURBON TO LAUNCH IN MAY April 2, 2015 by Annie Hayes

The range, which is led by Evan Williams Honey, will feature the new flavour in select states across the US from May in a bid to capitalise on the growing demand for flavoured whiskey products. Fresh peach is blended with Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and bottled at 35% abv, with the resulting flavour described as “sweet peach with hints of honey and caramel”. “Given the growth of the Evan Williams brand and...

Filson's Women in Bourbon Saloon a Hit March 25, 2015 by Maggie Kimberl

The notion that women are new to bourbon only holds if you’re new to bourbon. The consensus seems to be that women have always worked in the bourbon industry in some fashion or another, though maybe not directly in the public eye. Women have certainly always been consumers of bourbon, though maybe not at the same rate over the last few decades when clear spirits were gaining popularity. In other words, women like bourbon and...