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, 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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