A historic Kentucky business has been sold. Suntory of Japan has purchased the maker of Jim Beam and Maker's Mark bourbons. The acquisition was announced Monday, January 13th, with a price of $13.6 billion. That's a lot of bourbon folks...
Under the deal, the current chief executive of Jim Beam, Matthew J. Shattock, and his management team will continue to lead the company.
I used to drink bourbon. In fact, it's the first alcohol thing I drank. I remember thinking, how could anyone drink this sh ... stuff. In 1970, a friend of mine Jim Miller, introduced me to Kentucky's fine bourbon, Maker's Mark. Now, that was some good sh .. stuff.
Mike Adams, writing for GuySpeed, says if the majority of top-shelf whiskeys require a 10-20 year aging process, then how are those di