It’s happening at the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky

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The entertainment complex at James Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky is fast becoming one of the hottest places to be in town. Be sure to visit on a Friday evening when there might be live bands, food tents, as well as a food truck or two to add to the ambiance. The distillery is on Manchester just east of downtown. The site sat empty for decades and is just now springing to life with bars, restaurants and nightlife filling up the 55,000 square feet of space. Some of the businesses to check out:

 

Barrel House Distillery

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The Barrel House at the Pepper Distillery Lexington Ky

The first business to get on board with the Pepper Distillery project, the Barrel House Distillery makes oak rum, blue vodka, bourbon and moonshine. This craft distillery offers tours and tastings on select days of the week.

 

The Breakroom Bar

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The Break Room at the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky

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Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky features a deck and patio overlooking Town Branch creek.

This bar is in the building that originally served as the break room for the distillery workers. It sits on the edge of Town Branch creek, and even has a deck to sit out and enjoy the view. There are plans to build a bike and walking path right along the water. On some Fridays there may be a live band on the patio. It’s a great place to people watch!

 

Middle Fork Kitchen Bar

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The patio at Middle Fork Kitchen Bar at Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky seats 50 and is next to the creek.

Sit at the chef’s counter and watch the action in the kitchen, or anywhere in this open floor plan. A worldwide fusion of flavors is served at tables inside, as well as on the patio overlooking the creek.

 

Ethereal Brewing

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Ethereal Brewing is a craft brewery at the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky

A local craft brewing featuring their own brews as well as a rotating menu of other small batch beers.

 

Crank and Boom Ice Cream Lounge

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Enjoying the patio at Crank and Boom Ice Cream at the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky

Enjoy homemade ice cream and local pastries at this ice cream parlor. Ice cream can be made into a sandwich using a doughnut and choose from toppings including strawberry and chocolate sauces, homemade marshmallows, and candied bacon. Sit inside or outside, and be sure to check out the selfie booth upstairs.

 

Bourbon Barrel Aged Coffee

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Coffee at the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky

 

This up and coming area is sure to become even more popular. In no time, people moving to Lexington will want to live close to all this action. Be ahead of the curve by buying a home for sale near the Pepper Distillery in Lexington Ky. Area neighborhoods include downtown, Woodward Heights, and Meadowthorpe.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!