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    Cyburbian Plus
    Jun 2003

    History of Bourbon class

    Q. Well would this class qualify for AICP Continuing Education Credits ?
    Bet you never had an opportunity to take a class like this?

    History of Bourbon class
    The School of Continuing & Professional Studies at Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, is offering a new course this summer that will appeal to fans of Kentucky's most famous elixir.

    Michael Veach, former archivist at United Distillers and current staff member of the Filson Historical Society, will guide students through the fascinating and complex history of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey. Topics will include the farmer/distillers of the frontier, the effect of the Industrial Revolution on Bourbon making, Prohibition and the current status of the Bourbon industry.

    The class meets on four consecutive Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. beginning June 15. The cost is $59 per person.

    To register, call (502) 452-8166 or visit ce.bellarmine.edu.

    As see in the Louisville Courier-Journal http://www.louisvillescene.com/2004/05/22/drink.html
    Last edited by JNA; 22 May 2004 at 8:48 PM.

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    Mod Gedunker's avatar
    Aug 2003
    The Wonderland Way
    I don't need no stinking class on the history of bourbon. I married a direct descendant of Jimmy Beam hisself.

    On the other hand, if they are going to have tastings, well, that's another thing altogether
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    Cyburbian biscuit's avatar
    Nov 2002
    Paris of Appalachia
    Now that's my kind of edubecation.
    Chances are there's a few of us around here who could teach that class ourselves.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
    Aug 2001
    The Emerald Coast
    Not a bourbon drinker here, but if it was gin, well that's another story. In a related matter, while in college I enrolled in a lower division class on wine appreciation justified by the fact it including grape growing and its effect on land use. Aced the class; easiest three semester units I ever earned.
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    Cyburbian Trail Nazi's avatar
    Feb 2003
    Encroaching on something
    While in college, I had a class on European Geography. The instructor was from Ireland, who told us all about the origins of various types of spirited beverages and tested us about them more than other types of factoids for the regions.

    JNA, Sounds like a very cool class.

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    Cyburbian mike gurnee's avatar
    Feb 1998
    Greensburg, Kansas
    This really facisnates me, for many non-planning reasons. I want to get in touch with this person.

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