[The Bourbon Review] NEW RELEASE: Kentucky Senator Bourbon 2024 “John Brown” Limited Edition

May 24, 2024

LEXINGTON, KY — Kentucky Senator Bourbon announces the upcoming release of its fifth small batch of Kentucky straight Bourbon whiskey, titled after the illustrious Kentucky Senator John Brown, known for his pivotal role in bringing about Kentucky’s statehood. This fifth batch will be available this summer and completes the run of barrels that began with the six-year William DeBoe release, followed by the John Carlisle release (aged seven years) and John Sherman Cooper release (aged eight years).


  • AGE: 9 Years
  • PROOF: 107 (53.5% abv)
  • MASHBILL: 75% corn, 21%rye, 4% malted barley
  • PRICE: $149.99 SRP

The John Brown Release is highly anticipated for the exceptional quality of taste from its previous releases. Aged for nine years, this Bourbon boasts a robust 107 proof with a mash bill comprising 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley.

Approximately 1,200 bottles of this limited edition 2024 small batch Bourbon will be distributed, retailing for a suggested price of $149.99. Crafted in Kentucky, the Bourbon is meticulously distilled and aged before being bottled at Bluegrass Distillers Bluegrass in Lexington and distributed by Kentucky Eagle Wine & Spirits.

The John Brown Release will be available at select Kentucky retailers, with a single barrel private selection offered at all Liquor Barn stores. Additionally, this exclusive release can be purchased online at

In a special collaboration, a limited quantity of the John Brown Release will be offered at the renowned Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C. and its neighboring spirits shop, Premier Drams.

Co-founder Andre Regard expressed his excitement, stating, “Damon and I are thrilled to continue our journey of sharing our passion for Kentucky’s native spirit. Our previous releases have been recognized with prestigious awards, and we are committed to delivering exceptional taste.”

Co-founder Damon Thayer added, “For our fifth release, we’ve maintained our signature mash bill while extending the aging process to nine years. Paired with the legacy of Senator John Brown, one of Kentucky’s most influential figures, this release promises a truly memorable taste.”

Each release of Kentucky Senator Bourbon is dedicated to a distinguished U.S. Senator from Kentucky. To discover more about why John Brown was chosen for this esteemed honor, visit the company website,

Founded in 2019 by Andre Regard and Damon Thayer, Kentucky Senator Bourbon is dedicated to offering the finest-tasting Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, blending exceptional taste with the rich history of the Bluegrass State.