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November 10, 2020

WATCH: CBS Sunday Morning tells the story of Pappy Van Winkle, “the world’s most coveted bourbon”

Drew Franklin 11:00am November 10, 2020 11/10/20

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In case you missed it, America’s favorite TV show, “CBS Sunday Morning,” profiled the world’s most coveted bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle, this past Sunday. Lee Cowan traveled to the Bluegrass to sit down for dinner with the Van Winkle family and “the current keeper of the Van Winkle secret,” Julian Van Winkle III. Julian, his…

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November 1, 2020

Mark Stoops and wife Chantel investing in bourbon business

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm November 1, 2020 11/1/20

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Mark Stoops is embracing his inherited Kentucky roots. The Kentucky Football head coach and his wife Chantel are investing in a new local bourbon business and distillery, Old Wm. Tarr bourbon, according to Wave3news. “It’s been a really cool investment for several reasons,” Chantel Stoops said. “For one thing, it’s a lot of fun and…

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January 20, 2020

The Rick Pitino artwork on this bourbon bottle is wild

Drew Franklin 3:00pm January 20, 2020 1/20/20

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There is a special barrel pick of New Riff Distilling’s bourbon and its artwork pokes fun at Rick Pitino. And by pokes fun, I mean it roasts Rick Pitino. Friend of the program Ed DeRosa shared the image, which shows a good and evil version of Pitino, on Twitter: This label for the Riff Pitino…

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July 3, 2019

Two Jim Beam barrel houses caught fire last night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:48am July 3, 2019 7/3/19

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I hate to start the morning off on a bad note, but two barrel houses at a Jim Beam warehouse in Woodford County caught fire last night, putting 45,000 barrels of bourbon in danger. Officials told LEX18 that the fire, which may have been caused by a lightning strike, started in one rickhouse and eventually…

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June 29, 2019

The NBA to Louisville Movement gets its own Bourbon

Nick Roush 11:00am June 29, 2019 6/29/19

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The folks who want to bring the NBA to Louisville are getting their message out with the help of sprits. Limestone Distillery has released a batch of 100 proof single barrel bourbon whiskey. To make it distinct, the NBA2Lou Yellowstone 18 is charred in wine casks. What will really make it pop is signatures from…

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June 17, 2019

Western KY bourbon distillery suffered rickhouse collapse overnight

Drew Franklin 10:00am June 17, 2019 6/17/19

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A popular bourbon distillery in western Kentucky may have lost a big chunk of its bourbon supply last night. The O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro, Ky., suffered a rickhouse collapse sometime around midnight. The distillery’s master distiller, Jacob Call, told WEHT Eyewitness News the early estimate of fallen barrels is in the neighborhood of 4,500 barrels of…

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