Saloon Archives | The American Spectator

by | Jun 21, 2017

Dear Aram, Thank you humbly. In further answer to your kind letter noting that my father was a beer drinker,…

by | Apr 28, 2017

Don’t get me wrong — Jack Daniel’s is a very impressive company. Its sales growth over the past 40 years…

by | Apr 27, 2017

Thirty years ago, most whiskey distilleries were lonely places — industrial factories in remote rural areas. For the most part,…

by | Apr 26, 2017

It was difficult to feel anything but awe standing in front of the still at Jim Beam’s main distillery. It…

by | Apr 25, 2017

We all have heard the story: manufacturing is dying in America. All the good blue collar jobs are moving to…

by | Apr 24, 2017

Where better to start a tour of the American Whiskey Trail than at Mount Vernon? George Washington often has been…

by | Apr 19, 2017

The American Spectator’s Great American Saloons & Spirits columnist Kevin Kosar just published a book about Moonshine for the Edible…

by | Apr 13, 2017

Steven Grasse’s Colonial Spirits (Abrams Image, 2016) is the wackiest drinks book I have ever read. (I state this with admiration, and…

by | Mar 31, 2017

The alcohol-policy landscape in Pennsylvania was static — almost glacial — for most of the past 40 years. However, these…

by | Mar 30, 2017

When you think of Texas alcohol, you usually think of good ole Shiner beer. The state is more famous for…

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