Old Forester To Release Repeal Bourbon

Louisville, KY, June 17, 2008 – Old Forester will release Old Forester Repeal Bourbon, a new, one-time, limited-release bourbon expression celebrating the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Old Forester Repeal Bourbon will come in a mock circa-1933 375ml bottle and carry an Old Forester replica label from that era.  Bottles are expected to […]

June 17th, 2008|Brand|

Brown-Forman Unveils Plans to Celebrate 75th Anniversay of End of Prohibition

Louisville, KY, June 16, 2008 – Brown-Forman announced today a six-month long celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the end of Prohibition.  Prohibition in the U.S. officially ended on December 5, 1933 when Utah approved the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, becoming the last state needed for a three quarters majority to enact the […]

June 16th, 2008|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Reports Record Earnings for Fiscal 2008; Reported Operating Income Grew 14 % While Underlying Operating Income Increased 8%

Louisville, Ky, June 5, 2008–Brown-Forman Corporation reported record net sales for fiscal 2008, totaling nearly $3.3 billion, with international markets contributing more than 50% of total net sales for the first time in the company’s 138-year history. Reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations(2) rose 10% to $3.55 and operating income grew 14% to $685 […]

June 5th, 2008|Earnings|

Woodford Reserve® Teams up with Belmont Stakes® for “Big Brown Chases the Triple Crown®” Cocktail

Louisville, KY, June 4, 2008 – During the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes® this Saturday, race fans can toast Big Brown’s quest for the Triple Crown® with an exclusive cocktail and limited edition collectible glass available only at Belmont Park® in Elmont, New York. For every Woodford Reserve® “Big Brown Chases the Triple […]

June 4th, 2008|Brand|

Brown-Forman Receives “Restore America Hero” Award

Louisville, KY, June 4, 2008 – Brown-Forman Corporation has been named a 2008 Restore America Hero by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The honor, presented June 3 at the National Trust/HGTV Restore America Gala at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., was given to Brown-Forman “for its long-standing commitment to historic preservation,” […]

June 4th, 2008|Corporate|