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Bourbon warehouse collapses at Owensboro distillery

A section of a 20,000-barrel rickhouse collapsed at O.Z. Tyler Distillery during a thunderstorm shortly after midnight Monday. Jacob Call, master distiller and operations manager for the distillery, said about 4,000 barrels were in the section of Warehouse H that collapsed. Each barrel holds roughly 53 gallons of bourbon. But most of the barrels remained intact, Call said.

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