Legend has it that this was reverse-engineered from a large batch of whiskey unearthed beneath the Heaven Hill distillery during renovations-whiskey that was allegedly pilfered by U.S. Treasury agent John Fitzgerald during inspections.
But that’s according to the sales rep from Old Fitzgerald, so who knows.
Profile of the Average American Bourbon Drinker
via Frank Pratt
I am a proud American bourbon drinker.
If we’re so uneducated then how are we so rich?
BOURBON IS OBVIOUSLY THE REASON
Brewer, distiller concoct a joint venture
Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams beers, will produce two whiskeys in partnership with Berkshire Mountain Distillers in Great Barrington.
(MARTIN ALBERT/BERKSHIRE MOUNTAIN DISTILLERS)
“How solemn and beautiful is the thought, that the earliest pioneer of civilization, the van leader of civilization, is never the steamboat, never the railway, never the newspaper, never the Sabbath-school, never the missionary—but always whiskey!” - Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
The perfect kitchen companion.