Great Lakes and Upper South in the News: "Discovering the joys of Kentucky bourbon on a father-son road trip" from the Chicago Tribune
Bourbon is big. My son Ben, an active connoisseur, has been preaching nonstop from the bourbon pulpit (the nearest bar stool), as the popularity of Chicago whiskey bars skyrockets.
I've always been more of a scotch guy, myself. And, as a native of Milwaukee, beer runs through my veins. But Ben makes a strong case for bourbon whiskey. So, with a long history of father-son road trips under our belts — from Gettysburg to the Apostle Islands — we decided to investigate.
Armed with our respective picks for the soundtrack — Ben's Built to Spill and Ugly Casanova versus my Johnny Cash and Neil Young — we headed out of Chicago, south to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.
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