It should have been the March issue, but it's the April issue instead.
Now in its unlikely 16th year of publication, the Bourbon Country Reader is still the only periodical devoted entirely to American whiskey.
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This new issue is devoted to two stories about new bourbon whiskey producers. One is a macro-distillery that has been dark for 17 years. The other is a tiny start-up in an unlikely place.
What ties them together is a prediction made in 1992 by an executive of a major, international drinks company, that a new distillery his company built that year in Louisville would be, "the last American whiskey distillery ever built."
Was he right?
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