Ale-8-One named best Made-in-Kentucky Product

Published 8:31 am Saturday, August 25, 2018

Ale-8-One won first place as the best “Made-in-Kentucky Product” Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair.

DeAnne Elmore accepted Ale-8-One’s award during the ninth annual “Best in Kentucky” awards presentation.

The awards were chosen by Kentucky Living magazine readers, according to a news release. Readers voted on to select winners from all over Kentucky, representing nearly every region of the Commonwealth.

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The show announced winners in 25 categories. Winners represent the best in Kentucky destinations, food, drink, personalities, outdoors and shopping.

Other nearby winners include a renovation project in downtown Mt Sterling. The project won the Governor Matt Bevin’s ‘Beautify the Bluegrass’ campaign, a partnership with Kentucky Living to encourage Kentuckians to enhance and improve their local communities.

Deputy Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs and Miss America 2000 Heather French Henry emceed the ‘Best in Kentucky’ show which also included a live performance by ‘Best in Kentucky’ winner Jericho Woods.

Published monthly by the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives, Kentucky Living’s mission is to create a community of people who take pride in themselves as Kentuckians and to improve their quality of life, according to the release.

“We love Kentucky,” Joe Arnold, KAEC Vice President of Communications, said. “These awards are a terrific partnership with our amazing readers to celebrate and support the Commonwealth.”