Category Archives: Prices

Introducing: Whisk(e)y Price Watch

I remember the point in the 1990s when the price of a bottle of Maker’s Mark shot up five bucks at the liquor store across the street from my apartment in St. Paul, Minnesota. I was in my early 20s … Continue reading

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The Price of Whiskey in America

As a whiskey aficionado of limited means, the price of things is constantly on my mind. So when I picked up a bottle of Old Forester Signature bourbon at my neighborhood liquor store for $39, I didn’t take it lightly. … Continue reading

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The Cost of a Drink

My idea of a nightmare bar is one where all the drinks are fruity, served in top-heavy 10 ounce martini glasses, and cost more than $12 a piece. I nearly lived that nightmare in Minneapolis last winter at the beautiful … Continue reading

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