May 19, 2022 | By: Jeff Franklin
Lexington, Ky.

With the bourbon industry in Kentucky enjoying unparalleled success, so is UK's James B. Beam Institute for Kentucky Spirits. Through the Beam Institute, UK offers a certificate in distilling, wine and brewing, which is a commitment by UK to develop a workforce for the industry and provide opportunities for economic growth. Now the program has produced its first head distiller at an iconic Lexington distillery.