KENTUCKY BLACK BOURBON GUILD

Inclusivity: More than a buzzword.
It’s our foundation.

Who We Are
We are creating and fostering a sense of accessibility as we honor contributions from minorities to bourbon’s legacy. We embrace its future development through connection, education, and community building.

Our Mission

At the heart of the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild, there’s a deep commitment to honor and elevate the often hidden minority involvement in bourbon’s rich history. We strive for a more inclusive future driven by education, community building, and celebrating diverse legacies in the bourbon industry. Our board is a collective of passionate industry professionals and enthusiasts committed to preserving the heritage and future of inclusive bourbon appreciation and education.

Our Vision

KBBG is all about celebrating the elements of our shared history that we all share in common, along with the cultural values that make us unique. A love and appreciation for bourbon unites us. That’s the bedrock for so much more.
About KBBG

Crafting A Legacy


Unified Vision: KBBG is bridging age-old traditions with contemporary values in the bourbon world, leading a cultural shift.

Heritage and Future: Bourbon’s rich legacy is woven with stories that resonate through generations, some of which we are still discovering. Together, with a new appreciation of the past, we are writing the next chapter.
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Meet the

Board

A dynamic group is steering the Kentucky Black Bourbon Guild’s mission. Our board is a collective of passionate industry professionals and enthusiasts committed to uplifting the heritage and future of inclusive bourbon appreciation and education.

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Robert

Beatty

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
EXECUTIVE BOURBON STEWARD
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Glenn

Brown

TREASURER-FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR
BOURBON ENTHUSIAST & COLLECTOR
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Glenda Humphrey

George

ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE CHAIR
BOURBON ENTHUSIAST & COLLECTOR
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Marcellus

Barksdale

SECRETARY
BOURBON ENTHUSIAST

Sponsors & Partners

Explore our esteemed circle of sponsors and partners who have passionately joined hands with KBBG in championing diversity and celebrating bourbon’s rich legacy.

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Embracing the Past, Shaping the Future.