New Peerless Release
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company…
…has officially begun the national launch of their first bourbon in 102 years. Starting today, Peerless
Bourbon is available in New York, Florida, Texas, California, Illinois, Georgia and Kentucky
in limited quantities. The highly-anticipated release on June 22, made only available through
the distillery in Louisville, sold out on its first day. It re-released on August 3rd and sold out
“There’s a saying around Peerless, ‘patience builds character,’” said Cordell Lawrence,
Director of Global Marketing & Strategy. “Peerless is a legacy reborn and our mission is to
produce bourbon worthy of the historic name. We are American-made down to our very
bottle, never source and embrace the artisanal history of bourbon using cutting edge
Peerless Bourbon is rooted in fruits, florals and oaks. The nose features citrus, cedar and
honeysuckle as well as a nice balance of spicy oak. Notes of caramel and toasted oak are
welcome on the palate while the finish showcases both sweet and spicy notes as citrus and
florals duel against dry cocoa and spicy oak.
Corky Taylor, 4th generation and CEO, has been breathing life back into his greatgrandfather’s legacy that originally started in 1889. After beginning barreling in March of 2015, the Taylor family has been patiently crafting one barrel at a time making fine Rye and Bourbon.
Standing true to what the first generation once started, the Taylor family has taken no
shortcuts in making a quality product surpassed by none. With the exclusive use of sweet
mash instead of sour, non-chilled filtration, barreling product at 107 proof and bottling it as
a barrel strength whiskey, Peerless has carefully crafted an independent path that is here to
Over ten decades have passed since Peerless Bourbon has been sold and the four-year-old
product is the first bourbon available without a prescription since Prohibition.
Peerless Bourbon will be available in select markets at a suggested retail price of $69.99. By
next year, Peerless Bourbon will be available in 45+ states.