Western Kentucky Distilling Co will soon be adding a new location in Right to Work Beaver Dam, Kentucky. This will consist of a new distillery, as well as 15 new warehouses. In order to make this come to fruition, the company is investing $30 million toward the project. This will also create 35 new jobs. So this is something worth raising a glass to in Ohio County!
From Area Development Magazine:
“From the best ingredients to an ideal climate for aging, Kentucky is known worldwide as the best place for making whiskey,. […] As someone whose family goes back eight generations in both Kentucky and distilling, I’m proud to be a partner and to help build the new Western Kentucky Distilling Co. At the distillery, we’re celebrating all things Kentucky from our ingredients and equipment to our 100% Kentucky ownership. We look forward to opening next year.” […]
“The momentum we are seeing in our state’s bourbon and spirits industry is critical to Kentucky’s continued economic success. […] This investment by Western Kentucky Distilling Co. is going to strengthen our bourbon production and bring quality jobs to Ohio County and Western Kentucky. Anytime a company is committed to sourcing all its materials and production right here in the commonwealth, it is a testament to its belief in this great state. I want to thank the leaders of Western Kentucky Distilling Co., and I look forward to their future success.” […]
“The private investment of the Western Kentucky Distilling Co. is an incredible mile marker in economic growth for Ohio County and the surrounding region. […] The bourbon industry is Kentucky’s bread and butter and now Ohio County is a part of that! The citizens of Ohio County will prosper in ways that have not even begun to be thought of yet due to the decision of the folks who envisioned this project and brought it to fruition here in Beaver Dam.”AREA DEVELOPMENT MAGAZINE
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