LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Bourbon fans are waiting for the King of Kentucky.

Brown-Forman is releasing a new bourbon brand based on a name from its past. King of Kentucky was established in 1881 as a straight bourbon whiskey.

In a release, the company says its will make the first 1,000 bottles of the King of Kentucky bourbon available for $199 each.

Brown-Forman bought the brand in 1936 and converted it to a blended whiskey until it was discontinued in 1968.

King of Kentucky will be released each year from the single barrel inventory. It will feature handwritten details of proof, age, warehouse location, lot number, serial number and barrel number. It will be hand-signed by Master Distiller Chris Morris.

The 14-year-old bourbon will hit store shelves on June 29, 2018, and you can only buy it in Kentucky.

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