A fruity, ginger-flavored soft drink/pop well-known inside Upper Southern which has a top number of caffeinated drinks and a unique flavor. It really is considered a ginger ale. Manufactured in Winchester, Kentucky, Ale-8-1 got its name as the result of a contest in 1920s and identifies "a late one," as in those times many people drank a soft beverage during the night before bed to be in their particular stomachs. Also showcased into the Cameron Crow 2005 film, Elizabethtown. Available through business store but just offered when you look at the Upper Southern in stores. a soft drink just offered in Kentucky, quite possibly ideal soft drink available.