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    Bourbonian of the Year 2004 and Guru
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    Thumbs up A.H. Hirsch, blue wax

    I found a bottle of A.H. Hirsch, blue wax ...

    As all of ya know, this is Uncle Everett's (C.E. Beam) whiskey

    This bottle will not stay in my collection.

    It's going home to where it belongs

    It's going to Uncle Everett's daughter, Katie

    I recently found out that she did not have one of these bottlings. They have the jugs but not the Hirsch that was stored, then finally bottled

    To make a long story short...a dear friend (on this forum) gave her that rare bottling...He could have sold it on ebay and made a nice little stash for himself at anytime...but he didn't The only request he made was that if they didn't take it that I return it to him...

    I got a call this morning while enjoying a breakfast (in Bardstown) with Pat, my cell phone rings...It's Katie she's crying She just opened the package (containing the Hirsch blue wax) She is so overwhelmed. I had trouble understanding her words It was so emotional...I started crying just listening to her try to express her happiness

    She finally made it thru and we talked in depth about her Daddy...

    She was very curious about "the man" who made sure that Uncle Everett's family got this rare bottling...It became very emotional again She was in absolute heaven ....

    I told her about this very generous man and the things he has given me He always takes care of folks around here...The kindest, and generous man I know....

    I hope that all of ya know this man just by the description that I have given...if not...well, you have not followed Straightbourbon.com very well...He's always there contributing his wealth of knowledge with all of us...

    Thank You...TIM SOUSLEY (TNbourbon) words cannot express what's going on in our heart

    You're the best


    Sincerely,


    Bettye Jo
    Last edited by boone; 05-06-2006 at 10:28.
    Colonel Bettye Jo Boone
    Industrial Maintenance
    Technician/Journeyperson
    Heaven Hill Distilleries
    Bardstown, Kentucky

 

 

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