whiskey http://wamc.org en "Bourbon: A History Of The American Spirit" By Dane Huckelbridge http://wamc.org/post/bourbon-history-american-spirit-dane-huckelbridge <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Few commodities figure as prominently or as intimately in the story of the nation as bourbon whiskey. <em>Bourbon</em> is <a href="http://www.danehuckelbridge.com/">Dane Huckelbridge's</a> artful and imaginative biography of our most well-liked, and at times controversial, spirit, that is also a witty and entertaining chronicle of the United States itself.</p><p>In telling the story of bourbon, Huckelbridge takes us on a lively tour across three hundred years. Introducing the fascinating people central to its creation and evolution, he illuminates the elusive character of the nation itself.</p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 90815 at http://wamc.org "Bourbon: A History Of The American Spirit" By Dane Huckelbridge "Quickie Whiskeys" hope to challenge market http://wamc.org/post/quickie-whiskeys-hope-challenge-market <p>A Cleveland entrepreneur has uncorked a new contender for the thriving whiskey market. Aptly named “Cleveland Whiskey,” it’s being touted as a 60-day bourbon that rivals brands aged 10 years or longer. Idea-stream’s Brian Bull looks at the trend of “quickie whiskeys” and their potential as game-changers in the multi-billion dollar whiskey industry.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:34:00 +0000 Brian Bull 61893 at http://wamc.org