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Alltech breaks ground on Dueling Barrels Brewing & Distilling Co. in Eastern Kentucky

Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, along with Deirdre Lyons, co-founder of Alltech and Director of Corporate Image and Project Management break ground with local leaders and contractors on Dueling Barrels Brewing & Distilling Co. in downtown Pikeville, in Eastern Kentucky on July 30, 2015.
[PIKEVILLE, Kentucky] – Eastern Kentucky is one step closer to having its first (legal) distillery and brewery, after Alltech broke ground today on Dueling Barrels Brewing & Distilling Co. in downtown Pikeville, Kentucky.

Alltech Recognizes First Dairy Hero in China

Robert Erhard is congratulated by Dr. Mark Lyons, vice president and head of Greater China for Alltech. Erhard received the first China Dairy Hero award, recognizing his contribution to the China dairy industry.
[BEIJING] – Alltech has recognized Robert Erhard, former general manager at the Nestlé Dairy Farming Institute, as the first recipient of the Alltech China Dairy Hero award. Alltech launched the China Dairy Heroes program on Saturday, recognizing dairy farmers who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Alltech Beverage Division announces major expansion with purchase of two European craft breweries

Conor Farrell, formerly of Cumberland Breweries Ltd. and now to be European sales manager of the Alltech Beverage Division, alongside Kevin Tuck, managing director of the Alltech Ireland, toasting the major expansion plans of Alltech’s Beverage Division with the purchase of Cumberland Breweries Ltd.
[DUNBOYNE, Ireland] – In a major expansion of its international alcohol division, Alltech, the animal nutrition multinational and producer of award-winning beers and spirits including Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale® and Town Branch® Bourbon, has acquired a craft brewery in Northern Ireland and also one in mainland United Kingdom. ­Dr. Pearse Lyons, the Dundalk-born entrepreneur and founder of Alltech, purchased the breweries from the family of the late Northern Irish businessman Lord Ballyedmond.

Lexington home brewer wins 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off with Session IPA

Keith Rodenhauser was announced as the 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off winner on July 16 at the brewery.
[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – Raise your glasses, craft beer fans, to a new limited edition brew from a Lexington home brewer. A light, sessionable India Pale Ale recipe created by home brewer Keith Rodenhauser will hit the local market later this summer for a limited time after it is scaled up and produced by Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. The easy-drinking but flavorful brew pleased the judges’ palates for the 9th Annual Kentucky Ale Pro-Am Brew-Off.

Alltech to present student research award, trace mineral symposium and four posters at the PSA annual meeting

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[LEXINGTON, Ky.] – When the Poultry Science Association (PSA) hosts their 104th annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, July 27-30, Alltech will be sponsoring and chairing a symposium, “Changing Insight into the Role of Trace Minerals,” as well as presenting its annual Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award and four research posters.