Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage

Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage

by Michael R. Veach


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813141657
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 03/06/2013
Pages: 141
Sales rank: 541,997
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael R. Veach is associate curator of Special Collections at the Filson Historical Society. He is a bourbon historian and a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 Farmer Distillers and the Whiskey Rebellion 3

2 The Origin of Bourbon Whiskey 19

3 The Industrial Revolution and the Distilling Industry 31

4 Distillers and Rectifiers 45

5 Taxation and Regulation 63

6 Prohibition and the Bourbon Industry 77

7 The End of Prohibition and the Second World War 91

8 Boom and Then Bust 105

9 Into the Twenty-first Century 113

Acknowledgments 125

Notes 127

Bibliography 131

Index 135

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