Kentucky Eagle Inc. has been servicing Central Kentucky for 64 years.
Kentucky Eagle Inc. has been servicing Central Kentucky for 64 years. My father, O.A. Bakhaus, bought Bennie Robinson Distributing Company (now called Kentucky Eagle, Inc.) in 1948. At that time gross sales were 117,000 and 979 barrels of beer were sold. The company consisted of a building and 4 trucks. Today, we operate out of a new 190,000 square feet facility that is the first Anheuser-Busch LEED Certified distributor in the Nation. Our sales and delivery fleet consist of 164 vehicles that service 1400 accounts in 37 counties. Our sales have grown to 5.5 million cases a year.
Our business is ever changing and we as a family owned business are committed to reinvesting and growing with the times. We strive to bring the highest quality products and best service possible to our customers.
I have truly enjoyed watching our company go from a beer distributor to a total beverage distributor over the past few years. Kentucky Eagle now distributes more than 400 brands of domestic, craft, and import beers, spirits, wines, ciders, specialty beverages, mixers, energy drinks, waters, and teas.
Finally, our company believes in giving back to a community that has been so good to our business: from our guys and gals giving their time to build homes for the less fortunate with Habitat for Humanity to my involvement with such organizations as Commerce Lexington, Lexington Foundation, The Hope Lodge, Junior Achievement, The Horse Park Foundation, and the Kentucky Executive Mansion Foundation Board. Our civic role in our community is very important to all of us at Kentucky Eagle.
- Ann Bakhaus McBrayer
We are committed to the continuing success of our employees, company, customers, and suppliers.
COMPANY VISION"Our industry has changed dramatically since my father, O.A. Bakhaus bought our company in 1948. Kentucky Eagle has been successful in growing and changing with the times. Our company has prospered because my father knew the importance of taking care of his employees and customers. He instilled this strong belief in me and I will carry out his work. Our company is very fortunate to work with suppliers that are dedicated to excellence in all aspects of their businesses. We are extremely proud of our relationships with them and will continue to strive to be one of their leading distributors across the nation. To accomplish this, our management knows that teamwork, education, and training are essential in this process. Through our focus in these areas we will achieve our goal and with this, we will provide the best possible service to our customers to help their businesses prosper and grow."
- Ann Bakhaus McBrayer