Tag: collectibles

Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

The mint julep became the Kentucky Derby’s signature drink in 1938 and unintentionally created what would eventually become the race’s leading collectible: the Kentucky Derby glass. That first year, the juleps were served in water glasses. According to racetrack folklore,…

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Take the B(eam) Train

Earlier this week I told you that Jim Beam started making collectible decanters in 1952. I was inspired to research that after stumbling across what might be the motherlode of Beam decanters in Wears Valley, Tenn., just outside of Pigeon…

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