After checking the color, smell and taste of Old Barbee bourbon distilled 112 years ago, longtime Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell said it had "a great finish." The bourbon came from Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen, whose wife's great-grandfather Herman Volkerding, top, was president of the now long-gone Kentucky distillery that made it.
After checking the color, smell and taste of Old Barbee bourbon distilled 112 years ago, longtime Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell said it had "a great finish." The bourbon came from Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen, whose wife's great-grandfather Herman Volkerding, top, was president of the now long-gone Kentucky distillery that made it. Herald-Leader
After checking the color, smell and taste of Old Barbee bourbon distilled 112 years ago, longtime Wild Turkey master distiller Jimmy Russell said it had "a great finish." The bourbon came from Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen, whose wife's great-grandfather Herman Volkerding, top, was president of the now long-gone Kentucky distillery that made it. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Distilled in 1901, Old Barbee bourbon still smooth

January 02, 2013 12:00 AM