It’s THE best way to celebrate the sport of kings in land of Bourbon.
There has been distilling on the Woodford Reserve Distillery site for more than 235 years, making it the oldest Bourbon distillery in Kentucky. Now owned by Brown-Forman — one of America’s largest wine and spirits companies — it has been refitted and set to expand. Since the beginning, the folks at Woodford have been influential in the development and codifying of Bourbon production. In short, they helped invent the spirit as we know and love it today.
Kentucky is a state of horses and Bourbon. “The Derby Bottle” has been a Woodford tradition since 1999 to celebrate the most famous horserace in the world — the Kentucky Derby. That makes this year’s bottle the 20th anniversary edition. Everyone loves Woodford Kentucky Bourbon. So, you’re probably going to get a few bottles this year anyway. Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby 145 Limited Edition Bourbon Whiskey is the famous Woodford Reserve Bourbon is a special decanter bearing artwork by Louisville artist Keith Anderson. Each year’s release is an event unto itself, and the bottles are collector’s items for Bourbon fans everywhere.
Woodford County has more racehorses than residents, and there are more barrels of aging Bourbon in the State of Kentucky than there are people in the State of Kentucky. So, you know where their priorities lay.