October 22, 2021

A Sip to the First African-American Kentucky Bourbon Maker: Sean and Tia Edwards

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According to Tia, she loves to travel and she loves Bourbon. But, the market was screaming for a new Bourbon experience. As a result, Fresh Bourbon is a new experience; gently sweet and approachable with surprising complexity and satisfying depth.

Taste Beyond Expectation                                                                                                         

Are you a Bourbon aficionado? Do you like it straight, mixed with soda and olives, or chilled slightly?

Kentucky is known for its Bourbon, and African-American couples Sean and Tia, are the first to make Kentucky Bourbon since slavery. Their Fresh Bourbon distillery is located downtown Lexington, Kentucky within the Lexington Distillery District, and it is already receiving accolades.

Photo courtesy of Fresh Bourbon

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According to their Facebook post, they have received a gold medal for excellence in taste. The 2020 MicroLiquor Spirit Award is one of the highest-rated tasting competitions in the world. They have been judging and reviewing distilled spirits since 2011.

Distribution

Sean and Tia even have a hash tag for their brand, #RaiseAGlass with the motto So Fresh So Clean. So, if you are ever in Kentucky you will find their bottles distributed in Paducah, Henderson, Louisville and Richmond.

Headups to all lounge owners, if you want to get Fresh Bourbon product in support of Sean and Tia. I suggest hitting up your local liquor distributor.

Sweet and approachable

According to Tia, she loves to travel and she loves Bourbon. But, the market was screaming for a new Bourbon experience. As a result, Fresh Bourbon is a new experience; gently sweet and approachable with surprising complexity and satisfying depth.

They also noted that most bourbons fall in the category of sit, sip and see; they are watchers. Fresh Bourbon is for the doers; sip and be seen.

You may find the story of Sean and Tia’s success on Black Enterprise, NBC News and the Lexington Herald Ledger. So if you are ever in Kentucky, stop by and check out Fresh Bourbon, I am sure you will be glad you did.

Photo Courtesy of Fresh Bourbon

Future promo dates:

Friday (10/22/2021), we’re hosting a public tasting event at Westport Whiskey & Wine on Herr Lane in Louisville. 4PM-7PM

Saturday (10/22/2021), we’ll be featured in the Bourbon on the Banks Festival in Frankfort. 3PM-7PM

Website: https://freshbourbon.com/our-bourbon/

Words from the founders: https://vimeo.com/444208174      

Lawsuit claims otherwise: https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2021/03/brough-brothers-files-lawsuit-over-first-black-distiller-claim/

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