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KBF 2019 Bourbon Barrel Relay winners are crowned

It’s that time of year again in Bardstown, Kentucky and the official results for the 2019 World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay are in.

The Bourbon barrel competition is world-famous, attracting renowned Kentucky distilleries and featuring both individual heats as well as multi-player team performances as part of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. This year, participating brands included Barton 1792, Buffalo Trace, Cascade Hollow, Heaven Hill, Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark, O.Z. Tyler, and Wild Turkey.

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Here are the winners…

Men’s Individual Competition:

  1. Robbie Mattingly, Heaven Hill Distillery
  2. Brad Goodlett, Buffalo Trace Distillery
  3. Cody Bowen, Buffalo Trace Distillery

Men’s Team Competition:

  1. Heaven Hill Distillery
  2. Barton 1792 Distillery
  3. Buffalo Trace Distillery

Women’s Individual Competition:

  1. Ashley Cundiff, Heaven Hill Distillery
  2. Brandi Daniels, Heaven Hill Distillery
  3. Beckie Woolums, Jim Beam Distillery

Women’s Team Competition:

  1. Heaven Hill Distillery
  2. Buffalo Trace Distillery

Single Barrel Roll-Off Winners:

  1. Robbie Mattingly, Heaven Hill Distillery
  2. Ashley Cundiff, Heaven Hill Distillery

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Not only is the event one of the most entertaining displays of athleticism, but also provides an opportunity for some of the unsung heroes of the industry to take their moment in the spotlight.

 

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