Kentucky Owl Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Batch #2 of Kentucky Owl

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We’re delighted to announce the release of our second batch of handcrafted Kentucky Owl Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Batch #2 will be released exclusively in Kentucky and sold at fine retailers and dining establishments. It is now in the hands of our distributors. We have been alerted that it will …

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Summertime Update

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By Helen Dedman My goodness, this blog was supposed to be written during early Spring—where does the time go? So many things to share. First and foremost was the wonderful honor the Dedman family/Beaumont Inn received in May, The James Beard Foundation’s America’s Classic Award. We were contacted in February, …

Durr Farm

Durr Farm

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By Helen Dedman I feel sure the first time you visited Beaumont Inn as you turned off US 127 onto Beaumont Inn Drive, you wondered what, why and how is this small farm located in the middle of Beaumont Inn’s property? Well, it is the Durr property. Yes, of course, …

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History Underfoot Cemetery Tour

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Written by Helen Dedman For the past 11 years the James Harrod Trust for Historic Preservation has sponsored the “History Underfoot” Cemetery Tour in September at our beautiful Spring Hill Cemetery. This is not a “ghost tour” but a performance of 5-6 characters that come to life in our cemetery. …


Victoria Magazine Feature

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Victoria magazine featured Beaumont Inn in their September 2014 issue in a photo tour called Among Fields of Bluegrass: “With its intriguing juxtaposition of town and country, heritage and innovation, and elegance and approachability, this thriving Southern destination blends the best of all worlds to create an environment that is …

New Arrival

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By Helen Dedman Welcome Harrison Shaffer Bowling! This little bundle of joy was born August 5, 2014 at 7:21pm, weighing 6 lbs, 19 inches to Becky, our daughter and her husband, Adam. Parents and Harrison are doing very well! In keeping with tradition, Becky and Adam chose family names. Harrison …

Garden Update

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By Helen Dedman Well, it has been an interesting year for the gardens! Early in the Spring Chuck contracted with a gentleman to plow the garden plots, going deeper than the usual tilling. I warned him to make sure he did not plow the butterfly garden that I put in …

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Those familiar with the history of Beaumont Inn know my name is Samuel Dixon Dedman and I am the fifth generation of my family to serve as Innkeeper in this family business. What many of you do not know is that around the same time period that my great-great grandmother, …

Treasured Gifts

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By Helen Dedman   Beaumont Inn and the Dedman family have been very fortunate to have been recipients of many gifts over the years. A few of our favorites: Last fall a good friend of ours, Anne Shannon McClellan Williams, called me with the message, “Katie needs to come home.” …

Summer Gardens & Butterflies by Helen

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Not sure if you remember, but about three years ago we decided to put in a garden to supply the Inn with wonderful fresh vegetables—“garden to table” idea. Five plots about 30’ by 60’ were plowed. The planting, harvesting, and weeding became Chuck’s and my “new job,” or I should …