Bourbon with a twist of Irish

The Kentucky Derby is the cornerstone of America's aristocracy at play.

30th July, 2005

The Kentucky Derby is the cornerstone of America's aristocracy at play.

However, as the most vigorous Republic since the fall of Rome and its Empire, the idea of an American aristocratic class is something of an anomaly.

But take a jaunt deep into the Kentucky countryside, out from Lexington, Louisville and state capital Frankfort , and you will find another America. Like New Hampshire, Virginia and the Atlantic states, this area harbours old money, long...

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