The museum gift store will be the first place to buy new Cherry Ale-8 in Louisville
WINCHESTER, Ky. –The Frazier History Museum is teaming up with historic Kentucky soda maker Ale-8-One to become the first location in Louisville where people can purchase Ale-8’s new flavor, Cherry Ale-8. The museum’s store, located on the first floor near the front entrance, will have 500 six-packs available for sale at $4 each on Friday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every customer who purchases a six-pack (limit two per customer) will receive a coupon for $2 off the price of admission to the museum, redeemable through July 29. A vintage Ale-8 machine in the back of the shop will also be stocked with chilled bottles of the original recipe. This is a limited-time promotion for Cherry Ale-8 and will be available while supplies last.
“We are excited to work with the Frazier museum. As a 92-year-old Kentucky, family- owned company, we are pleased to demonstrate support for our state and its rich history,” said Ellen McGeeney, Ale-8-One’s chief operating officer and president. “The Frazier has an exemplary reputation as an institution that showcases the state, its history and illustrious native sons and daughters. What better way for us to debut Cherry Ale-8 in Louisville than to do it in conjunction with the Frazier, while also promoting tourism in this city and Kentucky!”
Cherry Ale-8 is the first new flavor in Ale-8-One’s 92-year history. It is made with real cherries, contains no artificial colors or sweeteners and is 120 calories per 12-ounce serving. Cherry Ale-8 debuted in mid-April in cities that include Lexington, Frankfort, Richmond, Winchester, Bowing Green, Owensboro and Elizabethtown, and this new craft soda continues to remain in high demand. The Frazier History Museum will represent the first opportunity to purchase Cherry Ale-8 in Louisville, and additional retailers in the city will offer it in the future.
Ale-8-One Bottling Company was founded in 1902 by G.L. Wainscott in Winchester, Kentucky, and remains the oldest, privately held bottler in the United States still owned and operated by the founding family. Ale-8-One soft drink has been bottled in green glass in Winchester since 1926. The only soft drink invented in Kentucky still in existence, Ale-8’s proprietary blend is flavored with real ginger and citrus, and contains less carbonation and fewer calories than conventional sodas. The company’s founder and inventor, G.L. Wainscott, developed the recipe, and to this day, his great-great nephew, Fielding Rogers, hand blends every batch of Ale-8. Ale-8 is widely available in Kentucky, available nationwide online, available in Kroger stores throughout the Southeast, and can be found at most Cracker Barrel, Fresh Market and Harris Teeter stores. For more information, visit ale8one.com and follow on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
About The Frazier History Museum:
The Frazier History Museum is located at 829 West Main Street on Louisville’s downtown “Museum Row”. The Frazier is where the world meets Kentucky, bringing history to life for visitors through exhibits, artifacts and live performances every day. The Frazier is open Monday–Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m. Street parking is available, along with a paid lot behind the museum. For more information, call 502-753-5663 or visit fraziermuseum.org