Although the warehouse structure is wood, it will be extremely strong. Warehouses have survived being hit by tornadoes. Many safety improvements came after a 1995 fire at Heaven Hill: One warehouse caught fire, and then another, until a river of burning whiskey poured across the road and onto the distillery itself. Heaven Hill lost seven warehouses, its distillery and more than 140,000 barrels of whiskey. The new warehouses will have concrete containment walls and lots of sprinklers.
Although the warehouse structure is wood, it will be extremely strong. Warehouses have survived being hit by tornadoes. Many safety improvements came after a 1995 fire at Heaven Hill: One warehouse caught fire, and then another, until a river of burning whiskey poured across the road and onto the distillery itself. Heaven Hill lost seven warehouses, its distillery and more than 140,000 barrels of whiskey. The new warehouses will have concrete containment walls and lots of sprinklers. Herald-Leader
Although the warehouse structure is wood, it will be extremely strong. Warehouses have survived being hit by tornadoes. Many safety improvements came after a 1995 fire at Heaven Hill: One warehouse caught fire, and then another, until a river of burning whiskey poured across the road and onto the distillery itself. Heaven Hill lost seven warehouses, its distillery and more than 140,000 barrels of whiskey. The new warehouses will have concrete containment walls and lots of sprinklers. Herald-Leader

The Spirit of Kentucky: When bourbon makers need a warehouse, they call Tom Blincoe

December 07, 2013 7:41 PM