International Traveller

BOURBON REBORN

Armed with a simple yet incendiary notion, I was ready for a good ol’ Southern-style feud. I assumed that they would have their dukes up too, but life in faraway places rarely flows the way you expect it to.

Burdened by flashbacks of shadowy teenage Saturday nights ‘down the park’, my mission was to articulate to Kentucky’s bourbon distillers that, where I come from, the juice of their labours is shackled with a dour reputation.

On behalf of generations of binge drinkers, I took aim: piew, piew: unadulterated bottom-shelf slop… piew, piew: the trash bag’s beverage du jour… piew, piew: mother’s milk of the bogan.

“Yeah, duh, we know,” they collectively capitulated. Job done, I thought, blowing imaginary smoke from my make-believe pearl-handled Colt 45. Not quite…

Yes, even in bourbon’s

Sie lesen eine Vorschau. Registrieren Sie sich, um mehr zu lesen.

Mehr von International Traveller

International Traveller1 min gelesen
Silence Is Golden
Alight snow blankets the path to the summit of Mt Haguro, in the Tohoku region of northeastern Honshu. Japan might have a population of 126 million, but you wouldn’t know it here; I haven’t seen another person for hours. Perhaps they’re not crazy eno
International Traveller2 min gelesen
The Right Stuff
WHY DID YOU SET UP TREADRIGHT? My family and I have always cared about the planet, the world’s wildlife and local communities. It is our responsibility to help protect and preserve the places, people and fragile wildlife we take travellers to so we e
International Traveller1 min gelesen
Six Pack
Discarded plastic cutlery is some of the deadliest ocean trash to sea turtles, birds and mammals according to The Ocean Conservancy. Banish this pernicious killer by toting a handy set of bamboo utensils, $29, with you. seedsprout.com.au When the No