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Borrowing Bourbon Equity

Borrowing Bourbon Equity

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” – Charles Caleb Colton When Colton, the English cleric, wrote this in the 1820s, bourbon was barely a blip on the radar. Kentucky distillers were placing barrels on flatboats and just beginning their rise. Nobody wanted to imitate […]

Meet the new inductees of the Bourbon Hall of Fame

Meet the new inductees of the Bourbon Hall of Fame

This year’s Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame inductees are three individuals who should have earned the honor years ago. The theme amongst them is they were all extremely active in tourism, which has become the industry’s greatest political ally. Dry counties see the revenue taxes […]