Tag: Michael Veach

Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

During Prohibition, a rum-runner named William Frederick McCoy was known for never watering down his product – when you bought spirits from him, you were sure to get the genuine deal. Some say this is the origin of the phrase “the…

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The good, the really good and the ugly

I know lots of people are still celebrating the Ravens, but I have another bird on my mind: Old Crow. More specifically, the 105-year-old bottle of Old Crow that I sampled last week at the Filson Historical Society. This terrific…

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A taste of the past at Oxmoor Estate

The room smelled like bourbon and books. And with good reason. I was standing in the library at Oxmoor Estate – the largest private library in the state of Kentucky and one of the three largest in the country. Ten thousand…

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