Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Jono

"Templeton Rye" whiskey

Recommended Posts

Jono

In a letter to the editor (U.S. News & World Report 9/5/05) a Mr. Fisher of Spencer, IA commented on an article called "The Booze Ban Backlash" and related a story about Iowa during Prohibition. Evidently, Templeton, IA was famous for producing Templeton Rye whiskey. Legend has it that the flavor was enhanced by pouring it through a well-worn man's hat. Travelers seeking to buy some rye were directed to a house for inquiries. Supposedly, the reply at the door would be from a lady who would point to a yellow house saying it was the only house that did not sell Templeton Rye.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...