Celebrate America’s Native Spirit

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September was named Bourbon Heritage Month by Act of Congress in 2007. That action, was in addition to the Act of Congress of 1964, which proclaimed bourbon “America’s Native Spirit”. When it comes to alcohol, Congress gets it done.

2014 data tells us that 95% of bourbon produced comes from the state of Kentucky. At any given time, there are 5.3 million barrels of bourbon aging within the state. A number, that exceeds the state’s population.

After two very long days in the seat of a skid-steer, I think I’ve earned the right to celebrate our Nation’s heritage.

Cheers.

Witherspoon's Texas Straight Bourbon
Part of the 5% not produced in the state of Kentucky. This particular bourbon was chosen strictly for our readers in San Antonio.

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