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5 Bourbon Brands That Saved the U.S. Whiskey Business

Fred Minnick | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Fred Minnick

In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I've named the 15 most-important brands (not distilleries) for bringing bourbon back. My criteria for creating this list was who made the biggest impact through sales, quality, marketing, innovation and trendsetting since 1980, a year this beloved spirit was left for dead.

Bourbon Heritage Month: Who Brought Bourbon Back?

Fred Minnick | Posted 09.01.2016 | Taste
Fred Minnick

As we celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month, hopefully with a fine dram, it's important to note that this wonderful spirit was once a bottom dweller. Many people made bourbon popular again. These are the most important groups for bourbon's rebirth. Next week, I detail the most-important brands.

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Limited Edition Whiskeys For Gifting

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.10.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Did the blender of my favorite blended Scotch go overboard and make a great whiskey undrinkable?

Gender-Specific Drinking: A Thing of the Past?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Biology aside, in a world of expanding possiblities, taste transcends gender. At District, my husband and I quietly switched cocktails. He wanted the light sweet one. I wanted the dark thick one. What does that say about us?

Behind The Single Barrel Phenomenon

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home

The average bourbon brand has much in common with a McDonald's cheeseburger: From California to North Carolina, the spirits taste identical no matter ...

When the Leaves Turn Brown, So Does the Booze: Three New Whiskeys for Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

This year, in addition to all the old favorites that have gotten us through many a previous autumn chill, there are three new whiskeys on the market that will cast a warm glow on your taste buds.

A Bourbon Picking Guide For Derby Day, And Every Day

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Tony Sachs

I don't know much about horses or funny hats, but my liver and I do know a thing or two about bourbon. For those who don't know or who never thought to ask, here's a quick primer.