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What is Whiskey - The Taft Decision of 1909

What is Whisky? The Taft Decision of 1909

One of the earliest laws protecting consumers from fraudulent products was the Bottled in Bond Act of 1897. In short,
Kentucky Bourbon Trail - The Napa-fication of Kentucky's Bourbon Trail

What is the Napa-fication of Kentucky?

When people hear the name Kentucky they generally think of two things; thoroughbred horses and bourbon. In fact, it’s not
What is Indiana Brandy - A Historically Accurate Hoosier Brandy

Hoosier Distiller Proposes a Definition for Indiana Apple Brandy

There’s a definition for Kentucky Bourbon, Missouri Bourbon, Empire Rye and a proposed definition for American Single Malt Whiskey but
What is American Rye Whiskey

What is American Rye Whiskey?

The roots of American rye whiskey, bourbons more peppery cousin, dates back to the founding of the nation. Certainly not
What is a Yeast Jug - Discovering a Link to Bourbons Past, Old Yeast Jug

What is a Yeast Jug? Discovering a Link to Bourbons Past

What the heck is a yeast jug? Ask someone with experience in a bourbon distillery or with bourbon history knowledge
What is Aquavit - Aqua Vitae

What is Aquavit?

Aquavit or Aqua Vitae is Latin for “water of life”. You may be thinking wait, “I thought whiskey was the
The Green Fairy from Moulin Rouge

What is Absinthe and is it Legal?

Few other distilled spirits have lived the long hard, magical, mystical life of Absinthe. Years before the 18th Amendment, best
What is the Angel's Share?

What is the Angel’s Share?

The Angel’s take their cut from every barrel of distilled spirits. It may be a little or it may be
Fruit - Grapes, Apples, Pears, Plums

What is Brandy?

The word brandy is derived from the Dutch – “brandewijn” – “burnt wine”, a simplistic description of the boiling of
Vodka Martini Glasses

What is Vodka?

Vodka is a neutral spirit without distinctive character, aroma, taste or color. Sounds delicious right? Well, it’s also the No.


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