Kentucky Bourbon

Alltech Bringing Distillery & Brewery To Pikeville

Jul 31, 2015
Kentucky Forward

Ground has been broken for a combined brewery and distillery in downtown Pikeville in eastern Kentucky. Alltech says its Dueling Barrels Brewing & Distilling Co. is expected to open in spring 2017 at a cost of $13 million. Alltech said Thursday the facility will feature its own range of beers and spirits, including a legal moonshine and bourbon.

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Josh James / WUKY

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