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Magazine Archives: Oct. 31, 2008

Tastes: Spirits: The New Age of Bourbon

Jack Bettridge
Issue: October 31, 2008

I often wonder why so many Bourbons have the first name "Old," as though a connection to the past were the only thing the traditional American spirit had going for it. I'm all for nostalgia and think fondly of a time a half-century ago, when Bourbon was the bar call of the land.

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