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02/01/2019

Fine Wine & Good Spirits to Host Whiskey Maker, Special Tastings in Southeastern Pennsylvania

​Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will host a special tasting and bottle-signing featuring Lewis Clyde (LC) May, whiskey advocate and educator for Clyde May’s Whiskey, at two Philadelphia-area Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection locations in early February.

As the U.S. ambassador for Conecuh Spirits, LC May serves as the third-generation spokesman and brand steward for Clyde May’s Alabama Style Whiskey, a brand established by his grandfather Clyde May in 1946. Recognized as the Official State Spirit of Alabama, Clyde May’s whiskey is a highly regarded tradition steeped in a legacy of dedication and hard work.

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, May will be at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection, 180 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

On Thursday, Feb. 7, May will be at Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection, 1839 E. Ridge Pike, Royersford, from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

At both events, complimentary in-store tastings of the following products will be available for customers 21 years of age and older:

• Clyde May’s Bourbon (750mL; Code 1537) – $39.99
• Clyde May’s Whiskey (750mL; Code 31328) – $33.99

May will also sign pre-purchased bottles, answer customers’ questions, and share stories, history, and interesting facts about his family brand’s legacy.
 
The PLCB regulates the distribution of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, operates more than 600 wine and spirits stores statewide, and licenses 20,000 alcohol producers, retailers, and handlers. The PLCB also works to reduce and prevent dangerous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees. Taxes and store profits – totaling $16.5 billion since the agency’s inception – are returned to Pennsylvania’s General Fund, which finances Pennsylvania’s schools, health and human services programs, law enforcement, and public safety initiatives, among other important public services. The PLCB also provides financial support for the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, other state agencies, and local municipalities across the state. For more information about the PLCB, visit lcb.pa.gov.
 
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