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‘Something that is just Kentucky.’ Beam Institute distillery to offer hands-on learning opportunities

Casey Sebastiano, Staff Reporter September 22, 2023

For years, the University of Kentucky has been loosely defined as a “dry campus,” but students pursuing the state’s trademark bourbon industry can make a splash at the school’s very own distillery. The...

Construction takes place on the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, in downtown Lexington in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

College of Agriculture installs new still for distillation

Casey Sebastiano, Reporter April 10, 2023

UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (UK CAFE) is installing a new 30-foot column still at the James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits to expand learning opportunities for students. The...

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