Bourbon History


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Bourbon Barons: Isaac Wolfe Bernheim

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim’s story is very similar to many other German Jews who came to America to enjoy a freedom to prosper that was not available to Jews in Europe. Many ended up in the spirits industry and a few,... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: I. W. Harper 15 Year

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim created this brand of Bourbon by combining his initials with the name “Harper”. He wanted a brand with his name on it but knew that “Bernheim” was too German-Jewish to appeal to the whole market. He saw... Continue Reading →

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