INSIDER LOUISVILLE: “Behold the Rabbit Hole Distillery, where modern meets tradition”

Rabbit Hole Distillery is located at 727 E. Jefferson St. | Photo by Sara Havens

By Sara Havens

Rabbit Hole Distillery, the first of three bourbon experiences to open this year in Louisville, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and first-look tour Tuesday morning for staff, industry representatives, city officials, business people and media.

In a speech before the ribbon cutting, the founder Kaveh Zamanian said that he and his team had been waiting for this day for a long time.

“We’re opening Kentucky’s newest whiskey distillery out of nothing on a place that was a rundown warehouse and a vacant lot,” he began. “From the beginning, I set out to build a brand that raises the bar — a modern, distinct, authentic and innovative brand that is built in the place of Providence. A place that is rooted tradition but is also forward-thinking”…

…The modern structure, created by the architect Douglas V. Pierson, definitely stands out in the NuLu landscape and towers as high as the nearby hotels. But inside, an open-space concept — with wide staircases zigzagging at various levels to view the distillery’s many components from all angles — feels comfortable and intimate… READ MORE



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