Wholesalers, Retailers, and The Aftermark - Who's profiting from skyrocketing whisky prices?

Wholesalers, Retailers, and The Aftermark - Who's profiting from skyrocketing whisky prices?

With murder, theft, and bribery highjacking the whisky news, this year’s headlines have read like they were ripped straight out of the latest Netflix crime drama. Just last week, there was a fatal stabbing over a box of bourbon. Earlier in this year trucks carrying Pappy Van Winkle were stalked as they left wholesalers with drivers being offered bribes for cases of whisky.

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Review & Thoughts on The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (2015)

Review & Thoughts on The Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (2015)

Buffalo Trace Antique Collection (BTAC) whiskies are highly sought after, rarely found, and cherished by the quarter-ounce when poured. I was at Buffalo Trace Distillery to do a tasting of the 2015 collection prior to release. When I posted a photo of the collection on Twitter, I was challenged with “why bother?" What’s the point of reviewing BTAC when there's so little supply released that it's nearly impossible to get?

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