Contact Us

Raising Pigs to Taste Like Whiskey

Fuse, Getty Images

The love of bacon and the love of whiskey have come together in the form of the Templeton Rye Pork Project. Templeton Rye Distillery in Iowa is trying to raise pigs that taste like whiskey and people are already calling wondering when thier going to ready.

Pure bred Duroc pigs, 25 of them, born in January are on a diet that contains distillery grain in their food, their feed is from spent Templeton Rye mash. They won’t make the bacon from the pigs but they will sell them to someone who will and that decision will be made in June. Co-founder Keith Kerkhoff said ‘this is something someone was going to do, and Templeton wanted to be on the cutting edge.

upi.com

More from B98.5

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!