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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Chicago SW 'burbs

    Re: Bulliet Bourbon

    Quote Originally Posted by cousin it View Post
    Kentuckians are notorious for corrupting words, hence Versailles Ky(pronounced vur-sales)
    The same thing happens in Illinois: Marseilles (mar-SALES), Joliet (JO-lee-ette), Des Plaines (Dess Planes), San Jose (Sann Joe's) are just a few examples.

    Go north to Wisconsin... well, there's a whole web site with audio clips, devoted to pronouncing Wisconsin place names. You, too, can learn to pronounce Oconomowoc, Weyauwega, and Mequon.
    Oh no! You have walked into the slavering fangs of a lurking grue!

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Damn close to the the 45th Parallel

    Re: Bulliet Bourbon

    Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
    Bulleit Bourbon is named for Tom Bulleit, who started it, not in the mists of legend but about ten years ago.
    Heck of a nice guy he is too!

    I was not overly impressed when I first tasted Bulleit, but on my trip to Kentucky I drank a lot of it and found it very good, a bargain I would say. It is, after all, Four Roses distilled bourbon and the similarities are very apparent.

    "everybody defamates from miles away
    but face to face
    they haven't got a thing to say"



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