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Best Bourbon? Or Bourbon Pride? The story of ’18 San Fran Spirits Comp

Best Bourbon? Or Bourbon Pride? The story of ’18 San Fran Spirits Comp

Coming into the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, my mind raced with many wonderful personal and professional things. Jaclyn is pregnant, and the Bourbon & Beyond announcement neared. In constant excitement about our upcoming baby boy and the eagerness to see bourbon on stage with […]

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 […]