1. A Mixologist of Fluid Excitements

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    August 13, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    If you still haven’t had your daily dose of serious scholarship, I have a piece up on Serious Eats looking …
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  2. Will the Bourbon Bubble Bust?

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    July 19, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    Probably not. Or at least not in any drastic way. Hopefully it will just deflate a little. It’s hard not …
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  3. When Bars Were More Than Just Bars

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    July 17, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    I take a look back at bars in my most recent piece on Serious Eats. If you look closely at …
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  4. How Did Wine Taste Thousands of Years Ago?

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    June 30, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My latest piece is up on Serious Eats. Note the reader comments with this one…really good.

  5. Whiskey’s Craft Conundrum – My Latest in Slate

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    June 24, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    My latest piece looking at how craft whiskey upends a few of the traditional notions we have about “craft” or …
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  6. What Whiskey Did George Washington Drink, and Was It Good?

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    June 7, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    We resurrect the spirits of America’s first president in my┬ámy latest from Serious Eats.

  7. Should People Stop Telling the World About “Best-Buy” Bourbon?

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    May 31, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    I’m always a little exasperated at the rare occasions when somebody won’t share a particularly good recipe, preferring to keep …
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  8. The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of America’s Beer Gardens

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    May 21, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    For those of you under the impression that beer gardens are places where beer farmers grow your beer, check out …
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  9. And The Dog Name Winner Is…

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    May 15, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    It’s as if a cute bomb just exploded in our apartment. The new dog is here, and we’ve settled on …
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  10. Prohibition and Wine’s Darkest Hour — My Latest From Serious Eats

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    May 1, 2013 by Bourbon Empire

    Want a learn about somebody’s brilliant idea to create grape fudge and grape ketchup from the surplus of crappy grapes …
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