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US whiskey exports decline as trade dispute with EU persists

The Distilled Spirits Council says overall exports American-made whiskey tumbled amid President Donald Trump's trade war.
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Export slump deepens for American whiskey producers

American whiskey producers are suffering a worsening hangover from the Trump administration's trade disputes.

LCSO: Man admits drinking shots before getting behind the wheel

The Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says 27-year old Mathew Dale, of East Bernstadt, was driving a stolen truck with a stolen gun inside when he was pulled over for DUI Monday night.
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Whiskey summit planned in hopes of defusing trade conflicts

A top whiskey industry official in Kentucky says he's worried that global trade conflicts will escalate, with the state's bourbon producers caught in the crosshairs.

Distillery owner facing fines after warehouse collapse

A Kentucky distillery owner is facing a state fine after one of its whiskey warehouses collapsed.
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Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

American distilleries large and small have watched warily as the threat of tariffs from Europe ratcheted up in recent weeks.

Bourbon theft ringleader sentenced to 15 years in prison

The mastermind of a whiskey theft ring has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the scheme that siphoned tens of thousands of dollars' worth of bourbon from two distilleries.

Sip and ship: Tourists can now send distillery whiskey home

Until recently, whiskey tourists in Kentucky had been able to sniff the aromas from bourbon-making and sip the finished product during distillery tours. But they weren't allowed to ship bottles home.

Ceremonial opening for Old Forester distillery set for June

Brown-Forman's founding brand will make its long-awaited return to Louisville's historic Whiskey Row later this year.
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Cheers: Bill would let Kentucky bars buy vintage whiskeys

State lawmakers passed a bill that allows vintage bottles of spirits to be put back into circulation in Kentucky.
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House panel OKs bill to allow sale of vintage whiskeys

A bill that would allow vintage bottles of whiskey to be put back into circulation in the world's bourbon capital has cleared a Kentucky House committee.
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150 Barrels of Whiskey Headed from Kentucky to Louisiana

A shipment of thousands of gallons of whiskey is making its way from Kentucky to Louisiana the old fashioned way: By barge.

Sazerac Taking Plunge into Tennessee Whiskey Production

Sazerac is taking the plunge into Tennessee whiskey production, continuing an expansion strategy highlighted by its purchase of Southern Comfort.
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New bourbon distillery opens in Kentucky

A new distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country is starting commercial production.
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Lexington man arrested after attacking flight attendents

A Lexington man will appear in federal court in North Carolina on Wednesday, after authorities say he attacked several flight attendants on a Lexington to Charlotte flight.
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Ky. bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans

Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life - bourbon whiskey distilleries - in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.
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Old Forester Distillery to span bourbon-making process

The company says its Old Forester bourbon will be distilled, aged and bottled at the distillery in downtown Louisville. Barrels to age the whiskey also will be made at the distillery.
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Stave mill planned in Marshall County to supply cooperages

The American Stave Company is building a mill in Benton to produce barrel staves for the bourbon and whiskey industries.
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Sheriff: Stolen Kentucky whiskey may be destroyed, not sold

A Kentucky sheriff says prized bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon that were spirited away by a whiskey-theft ring might end up being destroyed rather than auctioned.

Whiskey fungus nuisance case against Diageo can move ahead

A federal appeals court ruling will let a lawsuit against liquor giant Diageo move forward.

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