Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: February 18-20

KY State Archery Championships   Archery—both indoor and outdoor—is a sport that’s quickly gaining popularity across the country, and Owensboro will be hosting the 2022 KY S3DA Indoor State Championship Feb. 18-20 at the Owensboro Convention Center. The S3DA program’s mission is to foster, educate and guide youth in the areas of indoor target, 3-D and…

Green River Distilling: A legacy revived

A legacy has been revived at Green River Distilling Company. And that is more than enough reason to celebrate. Fire and Prohibition may have relegated Green River to history before, but now, more than 100 years later, history has come full circle with the release of the new Green River Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. “For…

1918 fire delivers fatal blow to Green River Distilling

After earning worldwide recognition for its premium quality, Green River was reaching incredible heights in producing some of the best whiskey on Earth. However, Green River would face an unfathomable blow in 1918 due to a fire that burned through the entire distillery.  All of the whiskey, and almost all of the buildings, were completely…

Green River Whiskey: The Most Expensive Spirit in the World

When you’re trading barrels of whiskey for stakes in a gold mine, it indicates you’re producing some pretty great whiskey.  And that’s exactly how original founder J.W. McCulloch’s whiskey earned the title as “the most expensive spirit in the world.”   McCulloch’s whiskey was so good, in fact, he was able to trade only 20 barrels…

Green River: The Whiskey Without Regrets

“The Whiskey Without Regrets” is an iconic slogan that sticks with you. And John W. McCulloch, Green River Distilling Company’s original founder, knew that better than anyone. And that very slogan is still being used by Green River Distilling to this day. Even better, McCulloch’s whiskey held up to its newfound slogan, as Green River…

Green River Distilling reviving Owensboro’s ‘rich bourbon heritage’

“The Pride of Owensboro” is a phrase that Green River Distilling Co. takes to heart, and for a lot of good reasons. In fact, each bottle of the distillery’s flagship Green River Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey will have the phrase, “The Pride of Owensboro,” included to pay homage to the city and its incredible bourbon…

Green River boasts historic DSP-KY-10 title

Green River Distilling Company is one of the most historical landmarks on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Established in 1885, Green River holds the title of DSP-KY-10, meaning it is literally the 10th oldest registered distillery in the entire state of Kentucky. That includes all the distilleries that have ever been registered in the state, including…

From the beginning, Green River Distilling earns reputation for top-notch bourbon

Green River Distilling Company has a long, fascinating–and, at times, tumultuous–history. Before we dive into all the details of the last century, we’ll start at the beginning of the story. The original distillery was founded in 1885 by John W. McCulloch, 137 years ago. Along the Ohio River, it was located at the very same…