Much like their Irish ancestors who
immigrated to America before them, husband and wife Kent Covey and
Maureen Kennedy were immigrants in their own right when they moved to
Cincinnati from New York and California, respectively.
Tom Waits, George Thorogood, Charles Bukowski, Mike Figgis, Ray Carver and even W.C. Fields have portrayed bourbon as the “binge drinker’s best friend.” But store shelves are now packed with small-batch, artisanal American whiskies — selling at prices that rival the best single malt scotches and finest cognacs.