Bourbon History


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Brand History – Early Times Bourbon

I was surprised to hear that Brown-Forman is selling the Early Times brand to Sazerac. Brown-Forman have owned the brand for almost a century, and in the 1950s, it was the best-selling Bourbon in Kentucky and even today, it is... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Early Times Bonded Bourbon

Back in the mid 1800s Jack Beam decided he wanted to open his own distillery and make whiskey like they did in the “Early Times”. He ran his distillery until his death and his son passed away at about the... Continue Reading →

Kentucky’s Great Distilleries – Brown-Forman

Kentucky is known for its great Bourbon distilleries and Brown-Forman is one of its best. They have a very rich heritage and I have chosen them as the first one in this series because they have an unbroken line of... Continue Reading →

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