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Customers in Manassas and Leesburg Invited to Tour Wild Turkey ‘Distillery-on-Wheels’ Bus

June 22, 2016

News Release Contact:

Valerie Hubbard - (804) 204-2327
Email: valerie.hubbard@abc.virginia.gov

Customers in Manassas and Leesburg Invited to Tour Wild Turkey ‘Distillery-on-Wheels’ Bus

Who: The public is invited to tour the Wild Turkey “Distillery-on-Wheels” Bus, which includes a full distillery experience showing how products are made.

When and where: Thursday, June 23, from noon to 8 p.m. at Virginia ABC’s store at 8095 Sudley Road, Manassas; and Friday, June 24, from noon to 8 p.m. at Virginia ABC’s premier store at 506A Fort Evans Road N.E., Leesburg

What: The Wild Turkey “Distillery-on-Wheels” Bus is a bus-sized replica of the famed Wild Turkey Visitor Center in Lawrenceburg, Ky. The 50-foot bus offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what makes Wild Turkey such an iconic American brand – from its history and place along the Bourbon Trail to the people and products who have catapulted it to global stature and success.

Why: Wild Turkey’s “Distillery-on-Wheels” bus is touring these Northern Virginia communities to offer insights into its history and provide information about how Wild Turkey is produced. Wild Turkey will offer tastings of its products Wild Turkey 81, 101, Rare Breed and Russell’s Reserve in the stores on each day.

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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $1.8 billion to the general fund in the last five years. The agency currently operates 359 state stores. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees more than 17,000 ABC licensed establishments while the Hearings and Appeals Division considers more than 700 cases each year. The agency also provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Now marking its 83rd year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its control, service and revenue mission.

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