After a yearlong search for buried treasure, Iowa Legendary Rye struck gold in its quest to locate and uncover a piece of its 90-year history. Using a specially trained sniffer dog following the scent of rye, a still thought to have been used and then buried by Prohibition-era bootlegger Lorine...
Cameron Stephens and Seth Benhaim are renowned spirit experts and they host a podcast called The Cartel Hour. On April 22nd, 2020, The Cartel Hour hosted Heath Schneider and did a live tasting of Iowa Legendary’s products.
I had the opportunity to sit down with Heath Schneider, Lorine Sextro’s grandson and CEO of Iowa Legendary Rye, and learn more about the distillery. Read more about it here!
It's no secret that we are on the hunt for barrels of Rye that grandpa buried years ago. He was told the Feds were waiting to bust him at the rail head and he knew just what to do. He and his brother went to the farm and buried those barrels somewhere near the creek. This is the story that we have been going off of to get clues as to where they may be buried.
So last week our dog team went out to the farm and started pokin' around and two different dogs hit the same spot...again. Back in January Charlie went out and found a spot, then in spring Jojo hit the same spot looking for barrels of Rye Whiskey.