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Smokin’ Barrel: A Bourbon Whiskey Tasting

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Story and photography by Eric Lusk

The second annual Smokin’ Barrel Bourbon Whiskey tasting fundraiser benefitting Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee was recently held at the gorgeous Meadowood Farm in Murfreesboro. This lively evening of fellowship and good cheer was presented by SEC, Inc and was supported in part by Franklin Synergy Bank, Tri Star Title and Escrow, Redstone Federal Credit Union, CB&S Bank, Catron & Fowler, Attorneys at Law, Batey Farms, Music City Eyecare, Holmes by Design, Fully Promoted, First Horizon, Hamilton Glass, Scott Kimberly, Attorney at Law and Meadowood Farm. Tastings were available from over 45 bourbon, whiskey and other spirit brands.

Junior Achievement inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. The organization gives students the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices.

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