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    Bardstown 1792 Rickhouse Collapse

    Was this built by Buzick Lumber?
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    Bardstown 1792 Rickhouse Collapse

    A building collapse at the Barton 1792 distillery in Bardstown sent thousands of barrels of aging bourbon crashing to the ground. Bardstown fire officials said the collapse happened at Barton 1792 after 11 a.m. Friday. : Bardstown, Kentucky fire chief believes the #bourbon from a warehouse collapse @Barton1792 is running into a nearby creek; awaiting EPA arrival. https://t.co/DDfWsMLfb6
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    Trademark Searching Tips

    I'm currently searching for a Trademark. The Patent and Trademark Website help pages aren't the most helpful. So Far here are my best tips. I'm not a lawyer. Please contribute if you have knowledge or experience to share. In general most people will say to hire a lawyer. I would think the best first step is to not waste the lawyer's time and your money by trying to trademark something you yourself could have determined is trademarkable. In general you don't want a trademark that is merely descriptive. It shouldn't be merely a surname. It shouldn't be a geographical place name indicating where you are(in most cases). The best trademarks are suggestive, arbitrary or fanciful. If possible trademark the name words only first (word mark). 1) Go to https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks-application-process/search-trademark-database 2) Click "Search Trademarks" 3) Click "Word and/or Design Mark Search (Free Form) " 4) To search, enter this in the search box and click "Submit Query" 4) Google your desired trademark along with key words like brewery, beer, wine, distillery, whisky, etc. Unfortunately a company can claim a trademark infringement even if they did not register with the Trademark office. Additional info: CLASS 32 (Light beverages) Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages. CLASS 33 (Wine and spirits) Alcoholic beverages (except beers). CLASS 43 (Hotels and Restaurants) Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodations.
  4. That is a very sharp looking still.
  5. Strange, they are working now. Maybe it was a network thing.
  6. Can you upload the pictures again? Picture links are broken.
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    Opinions on this 1868 Still Patent

    I was thinking something similar. His invention seems to be a doubler then a carbon filter then a botanical chamber. Still-->Doubler->Doubler->Charcoal-->Botanicals-->Plates or Perforated Disc-->Worm I Still II Doubler III Extra Vessel A vapor expansion to lose entrained foreign matter B space with perforated bottom or stacked dishes for charcoal or deodorizing C Conic Head/chamber D Water still d. is a faucet fill inlet funnel for D E F egg-shaped or double-conic head or vessel G Screw appendage to remove head to fill with botanicals? 1 2 vapor from still 3 vapor from doubler 4 return for redistill? 5 return for redistill? 6 pipe from top of chamber A to worm to draw off less refined vapor 7 pipe from top of B to worm? 8 pipe from water still to worm? 9 pipe from apex of conical chamber C to Worm with pet cock valve (primary vapor path) 10 conical head fill pipe IV Worm or Refridgerator (radiator)
  8. I stumbled across an interesting old patent for a still improvement. Can't quite figure is this thing out but I have reason to believe the inventor had a lot of distillery experience. The PDF has the description. Thoughts? JC.Cookson.1868.Still-Patent.US81605.pdf
  9. I looking for any pre 1900 books that describe how to set up and run a distillery. Especially how to choose a distillery location. Many pre 1900 distilleries near Virginia seem to have been located by mill runs, rivers, creeks, etc.
  10. No slab yet. I live in a heavily regulated county so I need to have everything on my building permit or they will kill be on submisison fees.
  11. The building will be a new construction 30x50 Steel building. Not even sure how to slope the floor yet but I'll extend the drain for sure. There is a good possability I will have a lot of storage on the slab. But it can;t be anything that needs refrigeration.
  12. Really good questions. I'm actually in a urban/suburban area even though I'll be classified as a Farm Distillery. I have a call into the power company to get an answer on what kind of power is available. I have city water available or I can us a well. The city water will cost me >$20k to tap into due to fees. $11K plus equipment for a water well. But the driller can't guarantee flow rate. So I'm on the fence a little. The other down side of city water is they use that consumption to determine your sewer bill as well. I'm on a tight budget so I have been trying to figure the best method/sources for heating and cooling. Ady advice or recommendations are welcome. I'm in Springfield, VA.
  13. Starting on a shoestring. I may install a mini split HVAC system. Unless another option is available.
  14. Really good questions. I'm actually in a urban/suburban area even though I'll be classified as a Farm Distillery. I have a call into the power company to get an answer on what kind of power is available. I have city water available or I can us a well. The city water will cost me >$20k to tap into due to fees. $11K plus equipment for a water well. But the driller can't guarantee flow rate. So I'm on the fence a little. The other down side of city water is they use that consumption to determine your sewer bill as well. I'm on a tight budget so I have been trying to figure the best method/sources for heating and cooling. Ady advice or recommendations are welcome. I'm in Springfield, VA.
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