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  1. There is a Sanity Shortage, not a Whiskey Shortage

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    May 29, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    The world is apparently ending, judging by the tone of recent news reports of the whiskey shortage. An apocalypse looms, …
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  2. Credit Where it’s Due — Go Buy Bernheim Wheat Whiskey With an Age Statement

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    April 27, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    There’s no denying that American whiskey is a seller’s market right now. The┬ácompanies that make it are like the proverbial …
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  3. When History Repeats Itself, Whiskey Version

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    March 23, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    One recurring theme in my upcoming book is how history repeats itself, and sometimes gets turned on its head. As …
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  4. How Whiskey Explains the U.S. Economy

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    March 19, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    For those of you that don’t subscribe to Whisky Advocate, you should. Not least of which because I have a …
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  5. What’s Really Authentically Authentic?

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    February 26, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    Much of the credit for the resurrection of American whiskey has gone to America’s thirst for “authenticity.” In a world …
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  6. Grade Inflation – The Top Shelf is Moving Up

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    February 4, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    Drinkers will soon need to charter space shuttles in order to reach the top shelves at their local liquor stores. …
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  7. Suntory Buys Beam — Think of it in Symbols

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    January 13, 2014 by Bourbon Empire

    Japanese drinks giant Suntory has purchased U.S. drinks giant Beam Global. Beam is perhaps the most recognizable name in bourbon, …
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