Horrors! Thousands of Barrels of Bourbon Crash to Ground After Building Collapses
A building collapse at the Barton 1792 distillery in Bardstown sent thousands of barrels of aging bourbon crashing to the ground.
Bardstown fire officials said the collapse happened at Barton 1792 after 11 a.m. Friday.
Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding said about 9,000 barrels of aging bourbon were affected. The building houses about 20,000 barrels of aging bourbon.