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Bourbon Empire The Past and Future of America's Whiskey

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ISBN-10: 014310814X

ISBN-13: 9780143108146

Edition: 2016

Authors: Reid Mitenbuler

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"Pulls aside the curtain of puffery to show . . . the business of liquor to be every bit as fascinating as the fictions in which the distillers love to swaddle themselves." --Wayne Curtis, The Wall Street Journal Walk into a well-stocked liquor store and you'll see countless whiskey brands, each boasting an inspiring story of independence and heritage. And yet, more than 95% of the nation's whiskey comes from a small handful of giant companies with links to organized crime, political controversy, and a colorful history that is far different than what appears on modern labels. In Bourbon Empire, Reid Mitenbuler shows how bourbon, America's most iconic style of whiskey, and the industry…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/10/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.45" wide x 8.34" long x 0.74" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Reid Mitenbuler has written about whiskey and drinking culture for The Atlantic, Slate, Saveur, Whisky Advocate, and other publications. He lives with his wife in Washington, D.C.