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It ain't tea, babe: Bob Dylan embraces Tennessee whiskey

4 years 7 months 1 day ago Wednesday, May 02 2018 May 2, 2018 May 02, 2018 8:25 AM May 02, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: AP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Music icon Bob Dylan is partnering with a distillery to make whiskey at a 140-year-old Tennessee church and bottle it under the name Heaven's Door.

News outlets report Dylan has partnered with Angel's Envy Bourbon co-founder Marc Bushala in the venture. The New York Times first reported on the plan.

Dylan recorded four albums in Nashville. The Tennessean reports Heaven's Door's first whiskey releases include a Tennessee straight bourbon whiskey, a double barrel whiskey and a straight rye whiskey.

The whiskeys initially will be available in Tennessee, Texas, California, Florida, New York and Illinois. Dylan said in a statement that he and Bushala wanted to tell a story with the line of whiskeys.

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