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Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour
Craft whiskeys: A cross-country tour

It's retro, handmade, local, sustainable and pricey. Seems like a winning combination. And suddenly it is. Across the nation, entrepreneurs are jumping on the craft distillery wagon, joining small and large corporations in the fine art of whiskey-making. Why the boom? There's increased appreciation for whiskey and the new types of whiskies being sold: Jim Beam’s Red Stag, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Wild Turkey’s American Honey and Sazerac’s Fireball Cinnamon Whisky have helped broaden the spirit’s appeal. Today's distillery fever means you don't have to venture into traditional whiskey strongholds for a tour and tasting....