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Lexington’s 6th Annual Fest of Ales Caps Off a Month of Beer

By Chris Campbell Six years ago, Lexington’s first modern day beer festival ushered in a new chapter in our city’s quest to quench its thirst. The brainchild of then-president of Lexington’s homebrewers club Chris Vandergrift, the first Fest of Ales […]

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All the News Fit to Drink: Lexington’s August 2014 Beer Calendar

By Atanas Golev Those of you who are over-21 can turn your August into Beergust with our compilation of this month's beer-centered events. Weekly Events: If you need your growler refilled,

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Bluegrass Bartenders Throwdown at the Town Branch Cocktail Contest

The Lexington cocktail scene has been heating up for some time now and this coming Monday, August 4th the Town Branch Distillery will be hosting a high-stakes cocktail

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When is National Bourbon Day 2014?

As if Kentuckians need a reason to drink bourbon, National Bourbon Day is celebrated across the nation annually on June 14th. For the past two years, Ace has

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Craft Beer Week Spotlights Lexington’s New Love For Great Beer

By Patrick O'Dowd Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time for beer. Of course—these days—it’s always time for beer in Lexington. The past few years have

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The Sustainability of Craft Brew in Lexington

Too Much Beer? The sustainability of craft brew BY ANDREW WYLLIE One of the hardest things about moving to Lexington from Seattle ten years ago was brewpub withdrawal. There were

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Craft and the Common Man: Sterling Beer is Back

The Story of Sterling The ‘Beer of the South’ is back, thanks to two Kentucky brothers BY CHRIS CAMPBELL The recent craft beer boom has been driven largely in part

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Cheers to National IPA Day 2013

Today is National IPA Day. A few short years ago, that might have meant almost nothing in Lexington. Last year, it was an occasion for cautious optimism for craft

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Blue Stallion Brewing Opening Soon in Lexington

Blue Stallion on the Way: Lexington not just one beer town anymore BY CHRIS CAMPBELL Eighteen months ago, there was one brewery in Lexington: Lexington Brewing and Distilling. The Alltech-owned

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PHOTOS: Vintage Kentucky Wine & Beer Fest 2013

The Fourth Annual Vintage Kentucky Wine and Beer Festival was held at Cheapside Pavilion on Saturday June 15, 2013 and tasting tickets sold out early. The first Vintage Kentucky



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