We need your help

May 21, 2013

West Sixth Fans - We really need your help today.  Can you go here and please sign our petition to tell Magic Hat no more!

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What an amazing Craft Beer Week

May 20, 2013

Wow, what an amazing first Lexington Craft Beer Week that was. From the official release of Country Western, to the amazing events throughout the week at our friends and retailers, to the incredible number of folks who visited us at our taproom, we had a fantastic time. And, for all of you who came out […]

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We’re collaborating with Country Boy on the official beer for Lexington Craft Beer Week!

April 25, 2013

Huge, huge news today folks! Today, we’re announcing that we’re collaborating with Country Boy Brewing on the first ever Lexington brewery collaboration brew!  It’s a hoppy-pale ale that we’re calling “Country Western”, and will be the official beer for Lexington Craft Beer Week (Which is May 13-18, more info here)! We couldn’t be more excited […]

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It’s our first birthday – come help us celebrate!

April 4, 2013

It’s our birthday, and we’re inviting you to our party!  After all, we wouldn’t be having a birthday without you! This Friday, we’ll have been in business for a year, so we hope you can join us for our Birthday Party.  Doors will open at noon, and we’ll be celebrating all day. It’s hard to believe that […]

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Spent Grain

March 8, 2013

When brewers speak of “brewing” in the context of the beer-making process they are generally referring to the production of wort, which is the sweet liquid that is fermented into beer. We use a two vessel “brewhouse” to prepare the wort. One tank is used for wetting the grain grist into a mash and then […]

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Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, here we come!

February 13, 2013

Expansion is one of those things that a small brewery can really screw up. There are only so many days in a week and only so many barrels in a fermenter, so each time we get ready to enter a new market, we have to be certain that we aren’t going to overpromise and under-deliver […]

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Major Announcement: We’re canning our second beer – our Amber!

January 14, 2013

We’re excited today to make a major announcement:  we’re moving forward with canning our second beer. We’ll begin canning our Deliberation Amber, under the name West Sixth Amber, next month.  This beer has been available on draft in Lexington for a few months, and the response has been tremendous.  We’re excited to be able to […]

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Introducing Firkin Thursdays

November 14, 2012

We’re excited to announce a program we’ve wanted to do from the very first days we started planning West Sixth: Firkin Thursdays! Each Thursday, we’ll be releasing a special, one-of-a-kind cask ale in our taproom. We’ll tap it at 3pm, and will serve it only until it runs out — one day only. Come on […]

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West Sixth Holiday Package

November 9, 2012

Looking for a cool place to have your office or holiday party this year? We’re excited to announce that we’re going to offer holiday party packages for your celebrations. If you are interested in hosting your group in the unique setting that West Sixth provides accompanied with delicious Cajun cuisine from Bourbon n’ Toulouse please […]

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Email: What are you doing this Saturday?

October 4, 2012

Earlier today, we sent the following email to our trailblazers. If you’d like to become one, you can — the signup for is over here ——> Dear friend – Thanks again for being a West Sixth Trailblazer. We hope you’ll be able to join us this Saturday for our monthly Sixth for a Cause — […]

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