Fresh Bourbon Distilling Co. proudly announces the upcoming opening of their Bourbon and cocktail tasting
experience located at 377 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507.
A ribbon cutting ceremony with Governor Andy Beshear and Sean & Tia Edwards, founders of Fresh Bourbon,
will be held at the tasting room on Friday, September 2 at 1:00pm.
The Fresh Bourbon Tasting Room brings a premium and sophisticated Bourbon and cocktail experience tailored
to KY Bourbon tourists. The location in central downtown Lexington is walkable from all major downtown
hotels, a first for a Bourbon tourism destination in the city. Tasting room guests will experience a guided
Bourbon tasting and interactive, customized mixology session led by highly trained mixologists as well as have
the opportunity to purchase unique fashion and lifestyle products selected by Tia Edwards.
“The shopping experience will be much like the Fresh Bourbon experience - sophisticated, surprising and
unique - elegant instead of rustic. Guests will find a shopping experience and attendance of service on par with
the highest class retailers,” Tia explains.
The tasting room interior is a display of modern luxury with marble floors, porcelain tile, chandeliers and
imported African Kewazinga wood paneling all designed to reflect and celebrate the elegance, sophistication
and glamor of the modern Bourbon and cocktail lifestyle. This focus on the drinker contrasts against the
“manufacturing plant” experiences presented at many Bourbon distilleries.
Fresh Bourbon Distilling Co. was founded in 2017 and launched its Bourbon in 2020 produced in partnership
with Hartfield & Co. Distillery in Paris, KY. Fresh Bourbon uses a unique four-grain recipe incorporating honey
malt, a very rarely used grain in distilling, which produces a distinctive sweet and floral character. The Bourbon
is distilled in a pre-prohibition era style in a copper pot-still and is matured in a mix of barrel sizes from 6 gallon
“nano” barrels to traditional 53 gallon barrels with varying maturation times.
“For years, we have been diligently developing our Bourbon and spirits line. We have been very intentional and
deliberate in crafting our spirits - from the mash bills up - and we’re excited to share what we have created from
our own space,” states Edwards.
Future plans include a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art distillery also located in Lexington, KY, with location
announcement and groundbreaking expected before the end of the year.
Bourbon tourism in Kentucky attracts more than 2 million visitors to distilleries each year with an average spend
of $400 - $1,200 per visitor. Lexington, KY currently has 4 distilleries in addition to the Fresh Bourbon Tasting
Tickets for the tasting room experience will be available at FreshBourbon.com as soon as it opens to the public.
“Start Fresh. Finish anywhere you like.”