The Courier-Journal is reporting that a Franklin County, KY Grand Jury has handed out indictments to 9 individuals accused of running an organized crime syndicate and stealing massive amounts of bourbon from Buffalo Trace Distillery and Wild Turkey Distillery as far back as 2008.

Pappygate may be coming to an end!

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Bill is the Co-Founder, Editor-in Chief, and official Bourbon-o-Phile for, and the President and Chief Blending Officer for Four Gate Whiskey Company. He is a native of Louisville, KY in the heart of Bourbon Country. He attended the University of Kentucky in the mid to late 1990s. He has also been published on He has conducted various bourbon and whiskey tastings in cities across the country, and consulted for multiple national labels. 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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