Green River Distilling expanding sales into 25 states nationwide

March 15, 2023 | 10:03 am

Updated March 15, 2023 | 10:03 am

Green River Distilling Co. is expanding their distribution to 21 new markets putting the Green River Kentucky Straight Wheated Bourbon in 25 total markets throughout the nation.

This announcement comes after a four-state launch in 2022 and joining the Bardstown Bourbon Company.

The Bardstown Bourbon Company purchased Green River Distilling Co. in July 2022. Through the purchase, Green River will now enter the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

“We’re energized by how the bourbon community has embraced Green River,” said Head Distiller Aaron Harris. “Green River is a brand with a distinct and storied history and we embrace it fully while remaining future-looking to create delicious new whiskies that delight bourbon enthusiasts and casual consumers across the U.S.”

The expansion also announces the launch of Green River Full Proof Single Barrel. The barrel will be a 119 proof (59.5% abv) expression of the Green River Kentucky Straight Bourbon. A limited number of barrels will be available annually for purchase by the barrel on select on- and off-premise retailers.

Each retailer will be able to hand-select their unique single barrel on-site at the historic Green River Distillery in town.

The barrel has a suggested retail price of $59.99

The high rye bourbon is comprised of 70% Kentucky-grown corn, 21% wheat and 9% 6-barley.

March 15, 2023 | 10:03 am

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