Barton 1792 Distillery Facility Collapses

June 25, 2018
According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, 9,000 of the roughly 18,000 barrels contained in the Kentucky facility were affected.

Bourbon lovers may want to take heed before reading about the events in Bardstown, KY on Friday. Part of a warehouse housing roughly 18,000 barrels of Barton 1792 bourbon collapsed Friday morning, sending nearly half of the bourbon barrels spilling out of the building.

According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, no one was reported injured; however officials are investigating if any of the barrels are leaking bourbon into the ground or waterways.

Read the full report from the Louisville Courier-Journal

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