Tag: Legal

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 […]

Federal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles

Federal Guidelines (sort of) on Vintage Whiskey Bottles

Earlier this year, Kentucky passed a vintage spirits bill that will allow individuals to resell spirits to licensed retailers and bars. North Carolina and Washington, D.C., have similar laws. Kentucky’s goes into effect Jan. 1,¬†with the Alcoholic Beverage Control defining vintage as: Distilled spirits in […]