Two Kentucky lawmakers are teaming up to protect one of the state's most precious resources: Bourbon.

Reps. John YarmuthJohn Allen YarmuthRyan leaves legacy of tax cuts and deficits Kentucky candidate takes heat for tweeting he'd like to use congressman for target practice Republican health policy is destroying rural health care MORE (D-Ky.) and Brett GuthrieSteven (Brett) Brett GuthrieOvernight Cybersecurity: Highlights from Zuckerberg, round two | Senate panel to consider bill protecting Mueller | Pentagon could roll out cyber posture by August Live coverage: Zuckerberg faces second day on Capitol Hill Colleges, universities targeted in GOP bills MORE (R-Ky.) have formed the "Congressional Bourbon Caucus" to advocate for the product in Congress.

According to a joint press release from the two members, the caucus will "educat[e] other Members on the legislative and regulatory issues impacting the industry."

"This caucus offers a solid base of bipartisan support for one of Kentucky's most important industries and largest employers," said Yarmuth. "Congressman Guthrie and I both agreed it was important to create a working group that would advocate for this critical part of the Commonwealth's economy."

So far, seventeen lawmakers have signed up for the weekly cocktail hour, er, um, I mean for the caucus.