Lux Row Distillers is the name of the new distillery Luxco is building in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Construction on the project broke ground on May 2. The distillery is located in Nelson County on a 70-acre site off state highway KY-245, in the heart of the Bourbon Capital of the World.
When completed, the distillery building will be approximately 18,000 square feet and the overall site will include six barrel warehouses, a tasting room and event space, in addition to offering visitors a new stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
“We have worked diligently to find the perfect and most inspiring name for the new distillery and we are excited to have landed on the name Lux Row Distillers,” says Donn Lux, Luxco Chairman and CEO, in a press release.
With the growth of Luxco’s bourbon brands — including Rebel Yell, Blood Oath and Ezra Brooks — Lux Row Distillers will be positioned meet Luxco’s whiskey demand, the company says.
Lux Row Distillers expected to be operational in the last quarter of 2017.