Gov. Beshear announces plans for Nelson Co. bourbon distillery

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by WHAS editors

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 26, 2014 at 5:08 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 26 at 5:52 PM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Just weeks after Governor Steve Beshear announced plans for a new multi-million dollar bourbon distillery in Shelby County, he has announced plans for a $25 million bourbon distillery in Nelson County.

The Bardstown Bourbon Company plans to build a 45,000-square-foot distillery on 100 acres in the Nelson County Industrial Park.

The company plans to have 35 jobs at the distillery where it said it will produce bourbon and other spirits using local ingredients.

The company also plans to build a visitor center and warehouses.

Click here to see photos from the announcement.
 

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