Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Bourbon Boom Is Good For Producers, But Is It Good For Us?

American whiskey has never been more popular than it is today and the industry is healthier than at any time in the last 50 years or so. Sales are up domestically and internationally. Every year, Kentucky sets new tourism records. Micro-distilleries are appearing throughout the land.

The Bourbon Boom is surely good for the companies that make and sell bourbon, but is it good for us, the folks who merely buy and drink the stuff?

We examine that question in the new issue of The Bourbon Country Reader, which dropped Friday. You really should subscribe. The June, 2012 issue of The Bourbon Country Reader is Volume 14, Number 4. In it, we also offer some glassware tips and launch a new project designed to unlock the mystery of bourbons past.

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Steve said...

Ok Chuck, you convinced me. I just subscribed this morning!


Gary said...

I finally pulled the trigger and subscribed as well. Looking forward to getting this issue.