MGP Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has achieved ENERGY STAR® certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for superior energy efficiency

MGP Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, has achieved ENERGY STAR® certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for superior energy efficiency

Outperforms similar US plants in measuring energy efficiency

Bardstown, Kentucky, November 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Lux Row Distillers, Bardstown, Kentuckyhome to award-winning brands including Ezra Brooks, Rebel and Blood Oath bourbons have received ENERGY STAR certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency. It is one of eight distilleries to first receive certification for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program. US Environmental Protection Agency and Distilled Spirits Council United State We’ve partnered to help the distilled spirits industry improve its energy efficiency and save money on utility bills.

ENERGY STAR status indicates that Lux Row performs in the top 25 percent of distilleries nationwide in terms of energy efficiency and meets stringent energy efficiency performance levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Lux Row is managed by Luxco, the MGP branded spirits division.

“We are pleased to accept ENERGY STAR certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in recognition of our efforts in energy efficiency,” he said. David Whitmer, Vice President of Quality and Compliance for MGP. “This achievement demonstrates our commitment to environmental stewardship while also reducing our energy costs.”

Achieving ENERGY STAR certification highlights Lux Row’s position in the top 25 percent of the nation’s distilleries for energy performance. The distillery has improved energy performance by strategically managing energy.

“EPA applauds the commitment to energy efficiency demonstrated by ENERGY STAR certified plants,” he said. Cindy Jacobs, President of the ENERGY STAR Commercial and Industrial Branch. “Improving the energy performance of our nation’s industrial facilities is critical to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.”

ENERGY STAR was introduced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1992 as a voluntary, market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. To date, tens of thousands of buildings and factories in all 50 states have earned the Energy Star.

For more information about ENERGY STAR certification for industrial plants:

About MGB
MGP Ingredients, Inc. is a (Nasdaq: MGPI) is a leading producer of premium distilled spirits, branded spirits and nutritional ingredient solutions. Since 1941, we have combined our experience and energy to shape excellence, bringing product ideas to life in collaboration with our customers.

As one of the largest distillers in the United States, MGP’s offerings include bourbon and rye whiskeys and gins, created at the intersection of science and imagination, for customers of all sizes, from craft to multinational brands. With American distilleries in Kentucky And Indianaand packaging operations in Missouri, OhioAnd northern IrelandMGP has the infrastructure and experience necessary for construction at any scale.

MGP’s branded spirits portfolio covers a wide range of brands in every sector, including the iconic brands from Luxco, founded in 1958 by the Lux family. Luxco is a leading company in the field of production, supply, import and packaging of alcoholic beverage products. The mission of our branded spirits is to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of consumers, colleagues and business partners. Luxco’s award-winning spirits range includes well-known brands from four distilleries: Bardstown, KentuckyLux Row Distillers is based in Home Ezra BrooksRebel, blood oath, David Nicholson And Daviess County; Lebanon, KentuckyLimestone Branch Distillery, maker of Yellowstone Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Straight Rye Whiskey and Bowling & Porsche Jane; Jalisco, MexicoBased in Destiladora Gonzalez Lux, producer of 100% agave tequila, El Mayor, Exotico and Dos Primos; And the historic Ross and Squibb Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indianawhere Penelope BourbonRemus Straight Bourbon Whiskey and Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey are produced. The portfolio of innovative, high-quality brands also includes Everclear Grain Alcohol, Pearl Vodka, Green Hat Gin, Saint Brendan’s Irish Cream, The Quiet Man Irish Whiskey and other popular brands.

Additionally, our Ingredient Solutions segment offers specialty proteins and starches that help customers harness the power of plants and provide a range of functional, nutritional and sensory benefits to a wide range of food products.

Transforming American grains into something more is in the soul of our people, our products, and our history. We are committed to unleashing the creative potential of this exceptional resource. For more information, visit

Media Contact: Patrick Barry,314.540.3865, (email protected)
Investor Contact: Mike Houston,646.475.2998, (email protected)

SOURCE MGP Components, Inc.

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