Pikeville facility is open for tours
PIKEVILLE — State and regional leaders converged on Hambley Boulevard June 27 for the ribbon cutting ceremony to honor the opening of Alltech’s Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery.
Alltech co-founders Dr. Pearse and Deirdre Lyons felt a connection to Eastern Kentucky upon visiting the area. Alltech said Pearse Lyons saw the potential of Pikeville and Eastern Kentucky and how the landscape and the people of the area reminded him of his home country of Ireland. Pearse Lyons passed away on March 8 at age 73 due to an acute lung condition that developed during his recovery from heart surgery.