Bourbon History


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Flashback Friday – Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 Tennessee Whiskey, Circa 1985

Jack Daniel’s is the best-selling American whiskey in the world. Johnnie Walker Scotch is the best-selling whisky in the world and Jim Beam is the best-selling Bourbon in the world. This success has caused many changes in the Old No.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Blood And Whiskey: The Life And Times Of Jack Daniel

This is not a corporate history. Peter Krass is a journalist, not a historian. The book takes a good look at the history of Jack Daniel and his distilling career. He does give due credit to Nearis* Green who as... 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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