Barrels of bourbon, such as these aging barrels at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, hit a tax-assessed value of $3 billion in Kentucky in 2017. The industry paid $23 million in taxes. Another 1.7 million barrels were filled last year.
Barrels of bourbon, such as these aging barrels at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, hit a tax-assessed value of $3 billion in Kentucky in 2017. The industry paid $23 million in taxes. Another 1.7 million barrels were filled last year. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Barrels of bourbon, such as these aging barrels at Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, hit a tax-assessed value of $3 billion in Kentucky in 2017. The industry paid $23 million in taxes. Another 1.7 million barrels were filled last year. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

There are now almost 2 barrels of bourbon for every man, woman and child in Kentucky

September 27, 2018 11:43 AM