Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. celebrates 20th anniversary with local events, featuring John Michael Montgomery

September 4, 2019

Media Release

September 3, 2019

[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is proud to celebrate 20 years in the craft brewing industry. Once Lexington’s only brewery, it has played a critical role in nurturing the local craft brewing scene. To honor that legacy, the community and the continued support of craft beer lovers everywhere, the family-owned Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. will host events around the city of Lexington during the week of Oct. 2–5.

One highlight of this week of events is a free, live performance by country music star and Kentucky native John Michael Montgomery on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Manchester Music Hall.

Other events during the week will include local comedy shows at Lakeside Live, a ‘90s-themed party at Goodfellas in the Distillery District and a downtown pub crawl.

In addition to these events, Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is releasing a special brew in celebration of this landmark anniversary. The cask-strength ale, which has been aging in Town Branch® Bourbon barrels for over a year, will be available on draft as well as in limited-edition bottles. This special-edition brew highlights the intense flavors that fresh bourbon barrels can impart to a beer.

Follow Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. on Facebook or on Twitter @LexingtonBrewingCo for updates on this 20th anniversary week of events and to stay up to date about our new and special-release products.

For more information about Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co., visit www.LexingtonBrewingCo.com.


Contact: Pete Weiss, marketing manager

[email protected]; 859-225-8096

Photo Caption 1: Celebrate 20 years of family-owned brewing and distilling in the heart of Lexington! The Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is throwing a week-long party to thank you for supporting us and is raising a glass of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® to the next 20 years. Join us for a free, live performance by Kentucky native John Michael Montgomery on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Manchester Music Hall.

About Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co.:

Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. is the producer of award-winning beer and spirits and is one of a handful of joint brewing and distilling operations in the world. Since its founding in 2000 by Irish entrepreneur Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech, its Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® has grown to become the brewery’s flagship brew, capitalizing on the brewery’s proximity to fresh Kentucky bourbon barrels. Today, the Lexington Brewing & Distilling family of brews — which includes Kentucky Irish Red Ale®, Kentucky Kölsch®, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Coffee Barrel Stout®, Kentucky IPA® and a unique, barrel-aged seasonal series — has collected numerous awards. In 2012, the company became part of the world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon Trail®experience with the opening of its Town Branch Distillery, which crafts Town Branch® Bourbon, Town Branch® Rye, Town Branch® Malt, Pearse Lyons Reserve® malt whiskey and Bluegrass Sundown®bourbon-infused coffee liqueur. For more information, visit lexingtonbrewingco.com.

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