Jim Beam Fire: Burns More Than Barrels. Statement: 45,000 barrels, ‘young whiskey’

As firefighters bravely fight the blaze of two Jim Beam warehouses, where some 45,000 barrels are at risk, the bourbon industry’s soul hurts, as it endures another tragedy. Beam reports initial reports suggests it’s a lightning strike that caused the flames. Jim Beam Statement: We … Continue readingJim Beam Fire: Burns More Than Barrels. Statement: 45,000 barrels, ‘young whiskey’

Bourbon Rebirth: The Brands That Saved The Spirit, Part 2

In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I’m ranking the most-influential bourbon brands since 1980, when bourbon mattered little on the national scene. Bourbon made its comeback because of passion, good bourbon and great effort. Meet brands 10 through 6. Read Part 1. 10. Willett An argument could be … Continue readingBourbon Rebirth: The Brands That Saved The Spirit, Part 2