I had a hitchhiker for a few minutes in town, but the lure of the bright sunny morning quickly overcame any desire to ride along in the Jeep.
Planning my route through the battlefields.
A. Smith Bowman has two stills -- this hybrid pot/tower still which they use to make a variety of distilled beverages, and a much higher-capacity traditional still used exclusively for bourbon whiskey.
Some of the casks weep a bit from the bung.
There's something magical about the warehouse full of barrels of bourbon ageing and awaiting their year for bottling. The air is thick with the scent of evaporated whiskey -- the "angels' share" as it's taken. Each barrel loses as much as 5% of its volume to evaporation each year.
This gentleman is actually a Union officer - a Brigadier General from Pennsylvania.
My motel had a view of the Gulf!
Race #8 of the year complete. I'm on track for 16 races in 2016.