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One of the burning questions around the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is "where did bourbon get its name?"
You might be surprised that many lean toward New Orleans and Bourbon Street rather than Bourbon County Kentucky.
While in New Orleans in March of 2020, I had the opportunity to dig into this question a little deeper by chatting with Drink and Learn podcast host and Drinks Historian Elizabeth Pearce. By the end of this interview, you may have the answer. We'll also dig into cocktails, Prohibition, and New Orleans history.