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jbutler
08-23-2002, 08:11
Last time I was in Kentucky, I was told that the state has a law on the books prohibiting the consumption of alcohol below ground.

My question for those of you from KY; have you ever heard of an instance of this law being enforced ... in recent history, say the last 15 years?

jeff
08-23-2002, 08:49
That's news to me. My guess would be that it has something to do with the coal mines. I have seen the working conditions of some of these places and my natural tendancy would be to stay drunk if I worked there http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/frown.gif

jbutler
08-23-2002, 09:02
I think it had more to do with underground speakeasys during the prohibition era. Seems an odd law, but I guess the law enforcement agencies want to keep the criminals where they can see 'em.

jeff
08-23-2002, 09:07
Maybe you're right, but KY was a pretty rural place during prohibition. Maybe there were some speakeasies in Louisvile, but I figure that most Kentuckians that wanted to drink probably had a still out in the woods somewhere http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/laugh.gif when was that law put on the books, do you know?

boone
08-23-2002, 12:20
I just talked on the phone with Sam Cecil.....I asked him your question....He said he did not know of any law against it but there could possibly be one....for the safety in the coal mines......

Your best bet would be Chuck....after that it would take a trip to the courthouse and try to find the law there.....that could take months to do....That is what the Getz said...... http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/shocked.gif ....I talked to my Aunt Jo and she did not know.....

When I was on the phone with Sam we talked about Speakeasy's during prohibition ........He told me that the Seelback Hotel in downtown Louisville, had a secret underground passage that would take you about 3 blocks away....so the law could not get you for drinking.......

Bettye Jo

bobbyc
08-23-2002, 12:36
I know that no one would want to come to Ky and break the law , so to be on the safe side , my cellar is off limits during the cookout! whew I was worried about that one . ( It's where I keep my "collection") http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif

boone
08-23-2002, 13:16
Hmmmmmmmm http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif now Bobby http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif .....what makes ya think we would be using your cellar for drinkin?........ http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/blush.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/blush.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/blush.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/blush.gif

http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif Bettye Jo http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif

cowdery
08-23-2002, 14:11
I don't know. It's news to me. I imagine it showed up in one of those "strange laws that are still on the books" articles that appear from time to time.

bobbyc
08-23-2002, 18:37
Indiana used to have a law about breeding animals in the open where women could see them , like they wouldn't understand what was happening! http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/shocked.gif

MurphyDawg
08-26-2002, 23:39
after the festival is over Bobby will be saying "Collection? What collection. . . I coulda swore it was around here somewhere. . . . ."



Tom( http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif ) C

bobbyc
08-27-2002, 20:04
If it gets drank you'll be a few days late getting back to Ohio! http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/shocked.gif

MurphyDawg
08-27-2002, 23:17
http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif We planned a little leeway in our vacation for just such a problem LOL! http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif



Tom (BLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !) C

bobbyc
08-29-2002, 20:28
For what it's worth I procured a 1.75 of EC 12 for the cookout. Also I have a little of a 1.75 of OF 86. Of course as tight as I am with my liquid assets you may see me sqirrelling them away if it looks like everyone brought enough http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/wink.gif http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/grin.gif Murphydawg I don't think the Blanton's will hold out but I'll save you the bottle http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/laugh.gif

MurphyDawg
08-30-2002, 00:29
I see how it is http://www.straightbourbon.com/ubbthreads/images/icons/smirk.gif , I guess we will have to pool together & get a new one!!


TomC