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49 min ago | Post-gazette.com

Bourbon boom driving Missouri barrel sales

Don McGinnis traces his finger along the top edge of a wooden barrel on the factory floor while a sea of workers around him cut planks of oak, position staves to form a circle, and char the insides of the liquid-tight containers. As he and family members have done for decades, Mr. McGinnis' inspection of the 600 wooden barrels that are produced daily at the facility is a critical part of the quality control process that's made McGinnis Wood Products a highly sought-after supplier of wooden barrels for alcohol producers worldwide.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Whiskey, Wine, Pierce City, MO, Route 66

3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Terrance Simien, Rebirth Brass Band and More Set for Centennial...

The Centennial Festival of Riverboats, a commemoration of the 100th birthday of the Belle of Louisville, will feature a variety of musical and performing acts, powered by Louisville Gas and Electric Company. The Kentucky Center curated the musical lineup with a close eye on authentic, river-inspired genres -- carefully orchestrating the music roster to set the tone for the event.

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Related Topix: Brass., Big-Band, Kentucky, Drink, Liquor, Bluegrass, Michael Cleveland, Pop/Rock

8 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

KY Bourbon Festival on tap in Bardstown

Nationally and internationally, the Bluegrass is known for its bourbon. Tuesday a celebration began in the self-proclaimed Bourbon Capital of the World in Bardstown, Kentucky in honor of the Commonwealth's rich bourbon history.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Bardstown, KY, Nelson County, KY

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

National Bourbon Heritage Month via 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Barrel

1792 is a smooth, deep honey-colored, handcrafted spirit, which is distilled in Bardstown. Finally, it is aged for eight years in new charred oak barrels, before it hits the stores.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Select, KY, Whiskey

13 hrs ago | WGBH

A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon Making

Ian Glomski outside his home in Charlottesville, Va., where hops grow in his garden. He quit an academic career in microbiology to start a liquor distillery.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Liquor, Charlottesville, VA, Home Gardening, Home

13 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Scientist's Journey From Beer To Microbiology To Bourbon Making

If you have been following the various posts about beer on The Salt, you may have noticed a pattern: many of the folks making beer have a scientific background. There's good reason for that.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Liquor, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, Charlottesville, VA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Time

60 Years of Bourbon: An Industry Legend Talks Turkey

Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell takes a sip of bourbon drawn from the barrel at a warehouse near Lawrenceburg, Ky. on Aug. 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Pop/Rock, Wild Turkey, Lawrenceburg, KY, Whiskey

Epicurious.com

And Now, A Kentuckian Extols the Virtues of Bourbon

Need proof? As holiday gifts a couple years ago, I made a variation of Alexandra Wentworth's recipe for Binky's Bourbon Nips.We served bourbon balls as wedding favors and organized a visit to Buffalo Trace distillery for our wedding guests. Not that I even need an excuse to talk about bourbon, it just so happens that September is National Bourbon Heritage Month , and I thought it would be appropriate to share a few fun facts about the "Official Spirit of America."

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Kentucky, Recipes, Wedding

WDRB-TV Louisville

Louisville area gets its second stop on the bourbon trail

The ninth and newest stop on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail includes a new visitors center on Fitzgerald Road in Shively. It is called the Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Experience.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Shively, KY, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Shelby County, KY

Southern Living

5 Things You Need To Know in the South Right Now

As part of Louisville Craft Beer week, Copper and Kings American Brandy Co. will host "Lock, Stock and Smoking Barrels" at the craft brandy company's distillery on Sept.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Drink, Liquor

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Fox News

Really know American bourbon?

Any type of fermented grain, in fact, can be used to make whiskey, and the practice of aging whiskey for better flavor has been practiced for centuries. Whiskey is made in Ireland and Canada too, but if American whiskey is made primarily with corn - at least 51 percent corn - then it can be legally classified as Bourbon.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Whiskey

Rocky Mount Telegram

'Buddha of bourbon' marks 60 years as distiller

Jimmy Russell, left, Wild Turkey's master distiller, pours a sample of the bourbon Aug. 22 for a visitor at the distillery near Lawrenceburg, Ky. During his 60 years in the bourbon-making business, Russell has seen his duties expand to become brand ambassador for Wild Turkey.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Lawrenceburg, KY, Whiskey

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Louisville restaurants infuse eats with bourbon

Restaurants stretching along the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville are creating bourbon-inspired sauces and glazes to jazz up main courses, side dishes and desserts.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Kentucky, Whiskey

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Boom in bourbon sales drives uptick in manufacturing of Missouri barrels

Don McGinnis traces his finger along the top edge of a wooden barrel on the factory floor while a sea of workers around him cut planks of oak, position staves to form a circle, and char the insides of the liquid-tight containers. As he and family members have done for decades, McGinnis' inspection of the 600 wooden barrels that are produced daily at the facility is a critical part of the quality control process that's made McGinnis Wood Products a highly sought-after supplier of wooden barrels for alcohol producers worldwide.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, 9, Whiskey, Wine, Pierce City, MO

The Auto Channel

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review - On The Bourbon Trail With Larry Nutson

Luxurious, stylish, refined, aesthetically pleasing, tasteful, smooth, quiet, these are words that appropriately describe the redesigned for 2015 Lincoln Navigator. "The new Navigator is for the individual who wants to provide a business class experience for themselves and their families", said Carey White, Navigator Marketing Manager at a recent media introduction.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Navigator, Lincoln, SUV, Louisville, KY, Drink, Liquor, Lincoln MKC

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CultureMap

Our 9 favorite bourbon bars - plus can't-miss drink specials

Sometimes our government gets it right. On August 2, 2007 the U.S. Senate declared September as National Bourbon Heritage Month in a unanimous decision.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Life, Food, Recipes, Austin, TX, Cocktails

KXVO

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Guests to Receive Free Safe Rides Home from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

One of the festival's supporters for over a decade, Bulleit will again provide free safe rides home for attendees 21 and over. As part of a focus to bring awareness to the importance of responsible drinking, the safe rides home program reminds guests to always designate a sober driver and drink in moderation.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor, Whiskey

Business Journal

Angel's Envy bourbon maker to start work soon on distillery, two warehouses

Officials with Louisville Distilling Co., maker of Angel's Envy bourbon, say they'll soon begin construction of a long-planned urban distillery on Main Street. "All I can tell you it is moving forward; we closed on the property permitting is underway," he told WDRB in a phone interview Thursday.

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Related Topix: Drink, Liquor

Just-Drinks.com

Product Launch - US: Heaven Hill Distilleries' Parker's Heritage Collection 2014

Heaven Hill Distilleries has announced the release of this year's iteration of its Parker's Heritage Collection. The 2014 expression, which comprises an American straight whiskey style rather than a Bourbon for the first time, marks the eighth addition to the collection.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Distillery tours bring a new taste to wine countryDistillery tours...

Distillery tours bring a new taste to wine country Visiting a Finger Lakes distillery on a fall day trip Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rYgWrB Combine fall foliage sightseeing with a visit to two thriving distilleries, one on Cayuga Lake and the other on Seneca McKenzie Rye Whiskey is made from local rye grain and aged in new charred oak casks and finished in sherry barrels from local wineries. Finger Lakes in the fall is one of the most beautiful places in New York, and well worth a trip just for the scenery.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Ovid, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Entertainment

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