Industry News / Plant Safety

Barton 1792 Distillery Facility Collapses

Jun 25, 2018

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