On the Bourbon Trail
Go Climb a Rock
Whisky for My Horses
Mark of a Maker
Leinenkugel's Brewery in Chippewa
Stevens Point & Nokomis
through Kentucky countless times, never having a clue as to what treasures were
to be be found within its borders. But
on this particular occasion, we had narrowed our focus to a relatively
small number of things to
do and see... Even so, five days "on location" yielded an
incredible wealth of information -- not the least of which was what
we gleaned from our tour of the bourbon trail. The articles below may
only scratch the surface, but the story of bourbon is one which should
serve as a call to head to the Wonder State
to see, smell and taste for yourself,
the ambrosia called: Bourbon!
September is National
It's the Water
much more than just caves associated with the Bluegrass State.
In a very long list of activities and attractions
available in nine different areas of the state -- selected for
geographical and other similarities -- one could easily include
such diverse interests as horses, Daniel Boone, the Civil War
and even bourbon...
Go Climb a Rock...
The rain that had taken
a break and allowed us to observe some of the workouts began
anew, and a cold wind added to the discomfort, so we packed
it in and headed east and south to Natural Bridge State Park...
Whisky for My Horses... Water for My Men
By now the whisky was
calling me instead of my horses; we had two distilleries that
we wanted to check out in the Lexington area. Unfortunately
we only had time for one tour today, and Wild Turkey in Lawrenceburg
Musket Balls and the Mark of a Maker
The bright sun and
green grass almost covered two things on this March day:
the biting wind with its resulting frigid chill, and the eerie
sense that there were screams and desperate cries that accompanied
the roar of cannon and flash of muskets still carrying across
A Brief History of Bourbon
How Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Is Made...