Bardstown bourbon rickhouse collapses

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    I would think a lot of those barrels can be saved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by strongopenyon View Post
    I have heard this whole thing is a joke and is not real. Didn't happen.
    Fake news?

    What about the drone footage & WLKY's video coverage?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonels_Wear_Blue View Post
    Could find anywhere that reported which house number is was...but this drone footage might help you figure out a little.

    Warehouse 30. It's up on a bluff overlooking Barton Creek, which dumps into the Beech Fork River about a football field away from the property.

    Quote Originally Posted by strongopenyon View Post
    I have heard this whole thing is a joke and is not real. Didn't happen.
    Quote Originally Posted by ColonelCrazy View Post
    Fake news?

    What about the drone footage & WLKY's video coverage?
    Made national news, in addition to the hometown paper.

    Warehouse collapses at Barton | KYStandard.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Schue View Post
    Warehouse 30. It's up on a bluff overlooking Barton Creek, which dumps into the Beech Fork River about a football field away from the property.





    Made national news, in addition to the hometown paper.

    Warehouse collapses at Barton | KYStandard.com
    Lol, I had a feeling you might be able to peg it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDeuce View Post
    I get the nostalgia of these old distilleries, but at some point you have to replace those buildings for this exact reason.
    Thatís what I was thinking. These companies are worth a lot of money and they would be well served to build new structures that could prevent this happening. A newly constructed rick house would be a lot cheaper than the $85 million in losses here, plus legal cost with the EPA.

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    I must consider my source in the future. This person should be in the know, but obviously might not be.

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    Supposedly having a wall repair is what led to the collapse. Hopefully it was a slow process, (collapse) and the barrels survived!

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    Quote Originally Posted by #99 View Post
    Supposedly having a wall repair is what led to the collapse. Hopefully it was a slow process, (collapse) and the barrels survived!
    It was clear from the pictures and aerial videos that some barrels survived.

    What are the chances that they bottle specialty "1792 Collapse" bourbon from the salvaged barrels and sell it at premo prices??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colonels_Wear_Blue View Post
    It was clear from the pictures and aerial videos that some barrels survived.

    What are the chances that they bottle specialty "1792 Collapse" bourbon from the salvaged barrels and sell it at premo prices??
    I’d say those chances are almost 100%.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DragonFire View Post
    I’d say those chances are almost 100%.
    And if successful, you can beat the the number of barrels salvaged for this sale will exceed the amount that was actually in the warehouse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irish Cat View Post
    And if successful, you can beat the the number of barrels salvaged for this sale will exceed the amount that was actually in the warehouse.
    No doubt it will be from every barrel in that warehouse no matter which side it was on.

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    The rest of the rickhouse has collapsed

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    They should have known that was going to happen and removed some barrels. It could have been to dangerous.

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    Bourbon prices went up again!

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