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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

Starting a home bar costs money. The basics—whiskey, gin, vodka, tequila, rum—will run you $100, assuming an average of $20 a bottle. This will take you part of the way. After you’ve added soda, bitters, citrus juices, sugar, and tonic … Continue reading

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