In july of last year, we joined forces with The Party Source in Northern Kentucky to select a barrel of Knob Creek.  The barrel we chose was distilled on Halloween, 2006, and we dubbed it our “Ghost Barrel.”

Recently, I was looking through files on my camera’s SD card and Lo and behold!  I had shot a bunch of video from Clermont during the pick.  Here it is!


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Bill is the Co-Founder and Editor of ModernThirst. He is a native of Louisville, KY in the heart of Bourbon Country, and attended the University of Kentucky in the mid to late 1990s. Since college, he has dabbled in beer, bourbon, wine tasting, beer making, and currently works in finance. He has also been published on He has conducted various bourbon and whiskey tastings in the Central Kentucky area, and consulted professionally for bar menus, bar concepts, whiskey label naming, new blend selection, and whiskey flight menus. He is married with two daughters, and lives in east Louisville. You can follow him on Facebook and Twitter @BillStraub and email him at

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