Kentucky bourbon makers filled almost 1.9 million barrels in 2015, a 44 percent increase over the previous year according to state revenue data and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. These barrels are in a warehouse at the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown.
Kentucky bourbon makers filled almost 1.9 million barrels in 2015, a 44 percent increase over the previous year according to state revenue data and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. These barrels are in a warehouse at the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown. Herald-Leader
Kentucky bourbon makers filled almost 1.9 million barrels in 2015, a 44 percent increase over the previous year according to state revenue data and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. These barrels are in a warehouse at the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown. Herald-Leader

Kentucky bourbon production up 44 percent

May 18, 2016 01:19 PM

UPDATED May 19, 2016 01:12 PM

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