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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 25
Before we set of exploring we read up on a brief history of the area in the hotels library. It seems that when European settlers arrived on the scene, the Bluegrass Region was in use as a hunting ground for many different Native American tribes. A fa...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 24
The previous day of our trip had taken us towards the edge of the Bourbon producing area as we headed to Lexington where we planned to have a look at some places that had produced so many winners. We are not particularly horse people but it would be ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 23
The second day of this part of the trip saw us heading to Lawrenceburg which is just down the Bluegrass Parkway. Here you can join a tour at the Four Roses Distillery. You’re sure to enjoy the story behind this brand and the unique Spanish Mission st...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 22
Once you have a basic understanding of the processes involved in Bourbon production you can take the various tours and enjoy the tasting without the need to follow everything the guides are saying. As we were in Bardstown, aft...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 21
When master distiller Drew Kulsveen gets you to walk from the bright sunshine of a Kentucky day into the darkness of one of his storage barns, or rick houses as they are known locally, he asks a single question, “Can you smell that? ” ...
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Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 20.
We decided that the best place to start our tour was to choose a smaller distillery with a more personal tour rather than go in a large group. This offered us the chance to interact with someone involved in the whole process and not just listen to a ...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 19
Kentucky – a road trip through the state part 19. Now we get to the part that our palettes have been waiting for, a trip around some of the local distilleries. Just as it takes time for Kentucky Bourbon to reach perfection, you will a...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 18
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 18 In 1880 The Kentucky Distillers' Association was formed when 32 distillers met at the Galt House in Louisville. The original aim of the organisation was to protect our signature spirit...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 15
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 15 It is now time to start the part of the tour which looks at one of the two things that the state produces that has made it famous. The first is horses which we will see later but some ...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 17
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 17 It’s now standard practice to char the inside of the oak barrels that the spirit matures in but when did it start? The earliest record of this charring of a barrel can be found in a le...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 16
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 16 Over the next three parts of this article I have tried to cover some of the more important things that have happened which have affected the way the Bourbon industry has grown and matu...
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Monument Valley Part 3
Continued from Part 2 Before you decide to embark on the self guided tour, a word to the wise. The roads are unpaved and extremely rough, your car suspension is sure to suffer! In dry weather they are very, very, dusty and your car, an...
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Monument Valley Part 2
The entrance fee to the park is $20. 00 per car with up to four passengers, additional passengers are $6 per person and children under 6 go free. For the price of your admission you have the option of taking the seventeen mile self gu...
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Monument Valley Part 1
Standing on the border of Arizona and Utah lies Monument Valley, and although you may never have visited the area, you are sure to have seen the familiar llandscape in films or on television. Monument Valley was a favorite setting of ...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 14
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 14 Before we go on to the serious part of this trip, the distillery tours, I thought I would mention two other places that are local and provide an interesting day out between them if the...
Viewed 1558 times since 18 January 2016.

Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 13
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 13 If any of you reading this article have read any of my other ramblings about trips to U. S. cities you will know that one of the things we like to do walk around the old historic distr...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 12
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 12 As I mentioned in some early articles a large number of the interesting places that you will want to stay in the Bardstown area only offer bed and breakfast. You will need to find some...
Viewed 1594 times since 18 January 2016.

Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 11
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 11 The final place with a difference you might want to stay is not in Bardstown but is located nearby close to historic Bloomfield. This is not just a bed and breakfast but is the Springh...
Viewed 1686 times since 18 January 2016.

Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 10
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 10 During our walks around Bardstown and trips around the area we found three places that we would consider staying in should we ever return to the area. So if you are planning a trip aft...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 9
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 9 The previous article told you something about the history of the jail, so now it’s time to move to the current day. There is a large amount to do in the surrounding area so this is one ...
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