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whistle pig

n. Appalachian Mountains
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It is unfortunate Cupid arrives a couple weeks too late to fling an arrow at the aforementioned whistle pig. That said, I feel the little guy intentionally avoids the farm.
A house-made red pepper and ketchup cocktail sauce was a perfect companion, as was my classic old-fashioned made with Whistle Pig rye.
When I touched the trigger the whistle pig flipped backwards off the old stone fence he was surveying his domain from and I knew it was a solid hit.
Owners Neal Leathers, Bjorn Nabozney, and Brad Robinson brewed their first batch of beer, Whistle Pig Red Ale, in the summer of 1995, and it hit the market in time for the 4th of July weekend.