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Troy Ball

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02: One Woman, Motivated by Moonshine with Troy Ball

I Wonder If

Today, we're in Fletcher, North Carolina, with Troy Ball, the author of Pure Heart, A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey. Troy is the founder of Troy and Sons, makers of the first American Moonshine, at Asheville Distilling. She is the very first woman in the country to found a whiskey distillery.  Troy was raised a teetotaler. She had her very first sip of alcohol at the age of forty when she and her husband took a trip to France, and she decided to try a glass of wine. Now, she's distilling her very own brand of award-winning white whiskey. Tune in today, to hear Troy's story and find out what motivated her to start bringing her dreams to fruition. Show Highlights: Troy explains what made her wonder if... The unique gifts that one of the Asheville locals gave her, to welcome her to the small rural town. The first moonshine that Troy tried out in Asheville was rot-gut terrible! That was how the seed was planted for her to start making her own fine white whiskey. Troy is the very first woman in America to found a whiskey distillery.  Before prohibition, North Carolina had the most licensed distilleries of any state in the country. Doing a lot of research to find out about all the different aspects of moonshine. Troy first decided to try her hand at distilling moonshine eleven years ago, using white corn. One of her best memories from the whiskey world. The recipe for a Mountain Margarita: 1 1/2 oz fresh lime juice, 1/4 oz fresh orange juice, 1 1/2 oz Troy & Sons Platinum Whiskey, 1/4 oz St. Germaine, sweetened with agave nectar. Troy's most challenging moment in the whiskey industry. It's very difficult to get a federal permit. Resources are the people who know more than you know. Troy is all about sharing. Luck is an attitude. Some great advice for young entrepreneurs. Changing people's lives with Brainy, an incredible patented herbal supplement to benefit the brain. With no chemicals!  Links and resources: Pure Heart, A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey by Troy Ball Asheville Distilling - Troy & Sons - https://ashevilledistilling.com/ Mentioned - The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman


25 Feb 2020

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Treating Fibroids & Distiller Troy Ball

Fearless Fabulous You

30% of women under age 35 will get fibroids (benign tumors in the uterus). 20 to 80 percent of women will have them by age 50. African-American women have the highest risk. Interventional radiologist Dr. Suzanne Slonim discusses non-surgical ways to treat. Her patient, Dallas radio personality Lynne Haze, shares her personal experience with fibroids. A mother of 3 sons, 2 with special needs, whiskey distiller Troy Ball (Troy & Sons) shares her inspiring life story in her memoir, "Pure Heart."This show is broadcast live on Monday's at 4PM ET on W4WN Radio – The Women 4 Women Network (www.w4wn.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).


21 Feb 2017

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02-10-17 Bossman Show EXTRA (Troy Ball)

The Bossman Show

JR The Bossman (@JRTheBossman) was joined by the author of "Pure Heart...A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit and Whiskey", Troy Ball. http://www.BossmanRadioShow.com #BossmanShow #Courage #Perserverance #Distilling #Moonshine #Lifestyle #Journey #Understanding #Faith #Sports #Entertainment #SportsRadio #SportsInterviews #Books


11 Feb 2017

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Nov 5 with Troy Ball and Elizabeth Blau

The Connected Table Live

Asheville Distilling Co.'s Troy Ball is the Moonshine Mom, makers of Troy & Sons whiskey. Blau & Associates Elizabeth Blau, hit the jackpoint turning Las Vegas into a dining destinationThis show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio – (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network http://www.talk4media.com/).


8 Nov 2014

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