If President Donald Trump puts tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, the European Union has threatened to retaliate with tariffs on Kentucky bourbon because it is made in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's state. That could hurt booming distilleries such as Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, where these barrels were aging when the photo was taken in 2009.
If President Donald Trump puts tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, the European Union has threatened to retaliate with tariffs on Kentucky bourbon because it is made in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's state. That could hurt booming distilleries such as Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, where these barrels were aging when the photo was taken in 2009. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
If President Donald Trump puts tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, the European Union has threatened to retaliate with tariffs on Kentucky bourbon because it is made in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's state. That could hurt booming distilleries such as Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, where these barrels were aging when the photo was taken in 2009. Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.