Bourbon History


distilled spirits taxation

Whiskey Taxation, Part Two: The American Civil War And Beyond

In 1861 President Lincoln needed money to pay for troops to put down the rebellion of the Southern States. A whiskey tax was brought back but it was different from the first two periods of taxation discussed in Part One... Continue Reading →

The Games That They Play: History Of Distribution

Many people complain when they go into a liquor store or a bar and they are out of their favorite brand and have been for some time. “Why don’t you order it?” is the most common response from the consumer... Continue Reading →

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