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Visitors can dip their fingers right into the mash barrel at Town Branch distillery.

On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky

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Legend has it that Paul Jones Jr., a Kentucky bourbon maker, was head over heels for a beautiful Southern belle. She turned down his romantic advances several times until he finally issued an ultimatum: He would ask for her hand one last time and then give up his quest.


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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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