This is the fourth statewide study of the distilling industry that the Urban Studies Institute (USI) has conducted for the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) since 2009. The current study updates and expands on our three previous studies, offering an examination of the growth in the distilling industry, the industry’s impact on the state’s agricultural sector, its contribution to state and local government tax revenues and the economic impact of Bourbon tourism. Read the complete report.
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A new USI study commissioned by the Kentucky Distillers’ Association and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund shows the bourbon industry has grown in economic importance to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. See the full report here.
Previous USI reports have shown the economic importance of the bourbon industry to the state of Kentucky. Many of the economic impacts are geographically centered in or around Jefferson County, which is the focus of this new report.