Bon Iver, Bushmills Release “The 1608” Guitar

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A Bourbon & Banter member shared this story with me about a week ago and I just knew that I had to share it with everyone. It was originally posted with the title “Buy a Guitar Designed by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, Made Out of a Whiskey Barrel” and was featured over on and written by Evan Minsker. Click on the link to read the full story.

Whiskey Barrel Guitar

I realize that the barrel used to make the guitar was from Bushmills but I can only imagine that the barrel started out it’s life as a bourbon barrel down in Kentucky. 

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Patrick "Pops" Garrett

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Patrick Garrett, "Pops" as he's known to his friends, is the founder of Bourbon & Banter, LLC and claims the title of Chief Drinking Officer (CDO). A long-time marketing professional and photographer, Pops hopes to use his professional experience and love of Bourbon to spread the Bourbon Gospel and help everyone realize the therapeutic power of having a good drink with friends. Read Patrick's full profile.

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