Monday, September 19, 2016


St. Louis based alcohol drinks producer, importer and marketer Luxco, has announced the name of its new Kentucky distillery, which when complete towards the end of 2017, will produce whisky for all the company’s bourbon brands.

Lux Row Distillers, which began construction on May 2nd, is located on a 70-acre site in Nelson County, Kentucky. 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. The distillery will also provide a new stop for visitors on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

The site for the new Lux Row Distillery in Nelson County, Kentucky

The new distillery will allow Luxco to meet the rapidly expanding home and international demand for its Rebel Yell, Blood Oath and Ezra Brooks bourbon brands.

Commenting on the news, Donn Lux, Luxco Chairman and CEO, said: “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. We wanted the distillery, which represents a new chapter in our family and company evolution, to incorporate aspects of the Lux family name, the scenic property we are located on and the bourbon heritage of the area.”

The still family-owned company also revealed that the new distillery is being built alongside an existing house on the property, which is registered as a National Historic Place. The house boasts captivating views of the long and beautiful rows of trees that line the long driveway, which also provided inspiration for the distillery’s name, Lux Row.

Luxco’s drinks portfolio also includes Juarez Tequila and Triple Sec, Pearl Vodka, Everclear Grain Alcohol, Arrow Cordials, El Mayor Tequila, Lord Calvert Canadian Whisky, St. Brendan’s Irish Cream, Salvador’s Cocktails, Yago Sant’ gria.

Posted by Steve Rush