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15 Truths about Loving a Southern Girl
Feb 21/17

15 Truths about Loving a Southern Girl Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 1 Comment

If you are a Southern Gent and you have been graced with the relationship with a Southern Lady you've learned a few things along the way.  I am happy to share these learnings with you and hope you will chime in with your comments.    1. Her idea of a great second date is a picnic. There is nothing like a...

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There's Something In The Water
Feb 17/17

There's Something In The Water Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

There is no law that says bourbon has to be made in Kentucky, yet 95% of Bourbons are distilled there. There’s no law that says that American Thoroughbred horses need to be raised in Kentucky, yet most of them are.   Why is That?    It is The Water.   Kentucky's limestone aquifer purifies the spring water while infusing it with...

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Six Southern Drinking Curiosities
Feb 15/17

Six Southern Drinking Curiosities Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 2 Comments

1. You get a kick out of your city friends or northern buddies complaining about their morning commute. Growing up, it was a regular 45 minutes to the “County Line” to pick up some beer. Who invented dry counties anyway? Oh, I know don’t answer that questions, it was political corruption at the end of prohibition and each state sold...

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Birth of American Bourbon
Feb 13/17

Birth of American Bourbon Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 1 Comment

While whiskey was first billed as a medicinal substance — aquavitae or “water of vitality”, with the Scots and Irish using the Gaelic name for whiskey meaning “water of life” — regardless of its naming, whiskey soon gained popularity and became one of the most popular drinks in the world.   Whiskey as we know it was probably first distilled...

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Whimsical Whiskey Quotes
Feb 07/17

Whimsical Whiskey Quotes Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 1 Comment

For the Lover’s of the Brown Water, there’s little in life better than pouring, having a seat, and that first sip as you began to relax after a long day. Whether your passion is Scotch, Whiskey, or Bourbon, as a fellow whiskey lover you are in the company of some of the world’s finest minds and most unique characters. Mark...

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"From Your Valentine" Origins
Feb 03/17

"From Your Valentine" Origins Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 0 Comments

On February 14 in the year 278 A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed.   Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a difficult time getting soldiers to join his military...

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5 Must Haves for every Southern Kitchen
Feb 01/17

5 Must Haves for every Southern Kitchen Posted by: Hedi Hemenway | 0 Comments

It seems at almost every party, family gathering, cookout, you name it the crowd always finds their way to the kitchen. One must always be prepared for unexpected guests. To ensure you are prepared we’ve found five items that are essential for a Southern Kitchen. 1. A great serving piece Impress your guests with this Napa Valley Reclaimed Wine Barrel...

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15 Odd Southern Sayings & Their Origins
Feb 01/17

15 Odd Southern Sayings & Their Origins Posted by: Aaron Stearns | 1 Comment

If you weren’t raised in the south, perhaps visiting family here or traveling on business you may find yourself in a conversation with sayings or phrases that leave you in a quandary. We have chosen 15 of such Southern sayings and hope to provide context to the origin of the phrase. We hope you learn and enjoy.     “We’re...

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