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Two Indiana companies team up with Kentucky Colonels to ease the storm


By the Bourbon flight

Two Indianapolis companies – Trinity Metals and Hotel Tango Distillery – are teaming up to supply not one or two, but three barrels of Bourbon for the Colonels of Kentucky to sell to their contributing members. All proceeds from the sale of 648 bottles will be directed to organizations helping victims of December’s tornadoes.

“The generosity of Kentucky Colonels is always amazing and when Trinity Metals, Wade Conner and his team approached the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels about this partnership with Hotel Tango, we were once again amazed,” said Colonel Sherry Crose, executive director of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. Order. “We are honored to share these three carefully selected barrels with lucky Colonels across the country. This is the first such partnership in our history. Because the Colonels gave, we plan to raise over $50,000 to help those in Western Kentucky who have lost so much.

“Trinity Metals is honored to support the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels by sponsoring this fundraiser with Hotel Tango for Kentucky’s tornado relief effort,” said Trinity Metals CEO Colonel Wade Conner. “The Commonwealth of Kentucky has always been an important part of Trinity’s success and it’s only fitting that we support the tornado relief effort with our best efforts. The Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels Board of Trustees has the connections and networks in place to put our charitable dollars to work far more effectively than we ever could. It is an honor for us to be able to contribute to this good work.

About Hotel Tango Distillery

Veteran-owned Hotel Tango Distillery in Indianapolis, Indiana creates disciplined spirits that bring people together. The distillery’s range of spirits includes Bourbon, Reserve Bourbon, Rye Whisky, Vodka, Gin, Rum, Lemoncello, Orangecello and Cherry Liqueur. Co-owner Travis Barnes is also a Kentucky colonel.

As single barrel Bourbons, the three barrels have slightly different flavor profiles. Barrel 29 at 118.7 proof, is full of big cereal grain flavors up front and hints of sweet corn on the finish. Barrel 67 to 118.5 proof, exhibits flavors of almond, cherry and vanilla in taste and aroma. Barrel 72 to 118.8 proof, features sweet honey flavors up front, with floral notes throughout, and a caramel finish.

Hotel Tango distributes to retailers in 22 states and to numerous US military bases inside and outside the continental United States. Visit hoteltangodistillery.com for more information on Hotel Tango distillery, spirits, locations and retail accounts. Shop their online store at shop.hoteltangodistillery.com.

About Trinity Metals

Trinity Metals is an international wholesaler and processor specializing in upgrading non-ferrous scrap metal to its highest economic standard using the best available practices and technology. Trinity’s predecessor was founded as a division of TVF, Inc. in Carmel, Indiana by Wade Conner in August 2001. In August 2008, Trinity purchased substantially all of TVF, Inc.’s U.S. metal processing assets. and integrated them into Trinity. is known today. The Trinity Board of Directors has directed that up to 5% of Trinity’s annual profits be donated to charities such as the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Wheeler Mission, local food banks as well as a trade school , colleges and university scholarships. .

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