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TR Cocktail Tutorial: The Shirley Templeton

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Michael Killmer, Templeton Rye Brand Manager and Brand Ambassador for Chicago, demonstrates how to make a Shirley Templeton.

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Harvesting Rye in Templeton

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

We are proud to report that we have successfully grown and harvested our first crop of rye in Templeton. While this was a small crop grown for testing purposes and will likely not go into our whiskey, we are one step closer to our goal of growing a portion of raw materials locally and bringing back a traditional Iowa crop

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Bartender Testimonial: Province

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Jeff Donahue of Province in Chicago shares the story of the restaurant and how Templeton Rye fits in perfectly.

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TR stories: The Purple Gang and Al Capone’s private stash of The Good Stuff

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Doug Thompson shares stories about his grandfather, Charles “Red” Thompson, and his connections to the Purple Gang, Al Capone and Templeton Rye during the Prohibition Era.

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Bartender Testimonial: Five Star Bar

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Patrick Poncher of Five Star Bar in Chicago, Illinois, talks about how he prefers Templeton Rye whiskey over Bourbon and how their patrons are hooked on The Good Stuff.

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TR stories: Liberating the bottles

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Bob Hoffman of Carroll County, Iowa, talks about growing up in Templeton and how he and his friends would capitalize on the success of the bootleggers by redeeming their empty bottles for five cents each. Once they redeemed the bottles, the hotel clerk on Main Street would put them in a storage shed on his lot for safekeeping. Find out in the video below how Bob and his friends “liberated” the bottles to keep them moving.

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Merlyn Zubrod’s handmade custom bottle displays

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Templeton Rye’s own Merlyn Zubrod shows us his handmade custom Templeton Rye bottle displays and talks about the inspiration behind them.

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Bartender Testimonial: In Fine Spirits in Chicago

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Benjamin Schiller from In Fine Spirits talks about their appreciation for Templeton Rye and demonstrates how to make his signature cocktail.

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Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market Highlights

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

We’ve been having a great time meeting new folks and seeing old friends at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market so far this summer. We’ll be back at the market again on July 11, July 25, August 15 and September 12, selling wood barrel smoking chips and TR merchandise. We hope to see you there! Here are some video highlights:

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Mods vs. Rockers 2009

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Templeton Rye was a proud sponsor for the 2nd year in a row of the Mods vs. Rockers vintage motorcycle and scooter rally in Chicago on June 20th. The rally is based at Delilah’s, the world famous whiskey bar. Below are some highlights:


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