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Bluegrass & Backroads: Lexington Brewing and Distilling offers a taste of Kentucky


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Kentucky is a state defined by its history and noted for a number of things, not the least of which is horse racing, bourbon, bluegrass music and barbecue.

KyForward’s Kristy Robinson Horine profiles Bluegrass & Backroads hosts Bob Shrader and Matt Hilton in Behind the Scenes: Bluegrass & Backroads team knows how to tell a good Kentucky story.

But, as natives Bob Shrader and Matt Hilton remind us each week, there’s so much more to the Bluegrass State and its people, culture and rural charm. Shrader and Hilton combine their talents to produce the award-winning Bluegrass & Backroads, a 30-minute program aired regionally on the Kentucky Education Television networks and nationally via satellite on RFD-TV through Dish Network, DirecTV and several major cable outlets.

The long-running series features festivals, unique businesses, tourism sites, crafters and more within the state’s four distinct regions. It is produced at the Kentucky Farm Bureau state headquarters in Louisville.

In the episode below, the BG&BR team visits Alltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co., the home of Town Branch.


For more information about Bluegrass & Backroads, including a list of the stations on which the show airs and schedules, visit BluegrassandBackroads.com.

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