Tag: Old Crow

Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

In the early days of whiskey-making, there was little consistency from batch to batch. That changed largely due to the efforts of one Dr. James Christopher Crow, a Scottish immigrant trained in medicine and chemistry who took a job with…

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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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‘Great Compromiser’ – but not on this

Today is the birthday of Henry Clay Sr., a great lawyer and orator who represented Kentucky in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served three different terms as Speaker of the House. He was also Secretary of State…

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