Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey by Reid Mitenbuler

By Reid Mitenbuler

How bourbon got here to be, and why it’s experiencing one of these revival today
 
Unraveling the various myths and misconceptions surrounding America’s such a lot iconic spirit, Bourbon Empire strains a historical past that spans frontier uprising, Gilded Age corruption, and the magic of Madison street. Whiskey has profoundly inspired America’s political, fiscal, and cultural future, simply as those self same components have encouraged the evolution and distinctive style of the whiskey itself.
 
Taking readers backstage of an enchanting—and occasionally exasperating—industry, the paintings of author Reid Mitenbuler crackles with perspective and remark approximately flavor, selection, and historical past. Few items larger embrace the U.S., or American enterprise, than bourbon.
 
A story of innovation, good fortune, downfall, and resurrection, Bourbon Empire is an exploration of the spirit in all its designated varieties, growing an indelible portrait of either bourbon and the folks who make it.

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