Archive: Whisky History

A Timeline of Bourbon History

Bourbon has come a long way in the last few centuries. Here are the key moments in America’s native whiskey history.

Why Bourbon Prices Have Gotten Higher

Was it bigger profits for distillers? More money for wholesalers and retailers? More spent on advertising? Why your red liquor got so pricey so fast.

What We Lost in the Whisky Loch

The big glut of Scotch whisky in the early 80s was called the “Whisky Loch.” Here’s why it happened, and how it changed the landscape of scotch.