More from Bruce Schreiner
US Whiskey Exports Decline Amid Trade Dispute
Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey tumbled amid a trade war-induced decline in exports to key European markets.
Feb 12th, 2020
Beam Building Craft Distillery in Kentucky
It's part of a $60 million investment that includes raising Beam's profile by upgrading the "visitors' experience" as bourbon tourism grows.
Jul 26th, 2019
Jim Beam Warehouse was Insured
The fire destroyed an estimated 6.75 million bottles of bourbon.
Jul 10th, 2019
45K Barrels of Jim Beam Destroyed
It sent flames shooting into the night sky that could be seen for miles and generated so much heat that firetruck lights melted.
Jul 8th, 2019
Distillers Welcome End to Tariffs
Whiskey producers feeling the pain from the Trump administration's trade disputes have gotten a shot of relief.
May 20th, 2019
Distillery Gets $55M Expansion
It's part of the comeback story for a brand that was a post-Prohibition powerhouse but disappeared from American shelves for decades.
Apr 16th, 2019
Export Slump Deepens for Whiskey
The export figures have confirmed fears among whiskey industry leaders that tariffs would depress overseas sales.
Mar 21st, 2019
Bourbon Makers Want Equality
Long-distance transactions could only occur if other states allow spirits to be shipped directly to consumers.
Mar 1st, 2019
Tariffs Take Toll on Whiskey Exports
As 2018 drew to an end, distillers felt the pain from global trade disputes.
Feb 12th, 2019
Economic Clout of Kentucky Bourbon
If Kentucky's distilled spirits industry continues at its current growth rate, economic output will exceed $10 billion by 2020.
Feb 6th, 2019
Long Wait for Distillery Over
"This isn't just a story about another distillery opening. It's a restoration story. It's a once-abandoned brand going into this once-abandoned building. And now they're both pretty cool."
Jan 31st, 2019
Jack Daniels Maker Posts Higher Earnings
The company was boosted by American whiskey and tequila sales, but cautioned that it's starting to feel the pinch from tariffs in key European markets.
Dec 5th, 2018