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Four Roses Blossoms Again

The story of how a top brand — allowed to languish — is now again a premier player in the Bourbon revival. BY CARLA CARLTON | PHOTOS BY ANDY HYSLOP


ounded in 1888, Four Roses Bourbon rose to national acclaim — until an owner that was focused on blended whiskey relegated the Bourbon to international markets and nearly destroyed the brand domestically. Now, thanks to a Japanese company, Four Roses is once again back in

the States and gearing up to double production.

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Fall 2017 (vol 57)