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By F. Paul Pacult

ISBN-10: 0471444073

ISBN-13: 9780471444077

The untold tale of the world's ideal bourbon and the family members that made it #1
American nonetheless Life tells the intertwined actual tales of America's favourite whiskey and the relations dynasty that produces it to this very day. Jim Beam is the world's top-selling bourbon whiskey, with revenues of over 5 million circumstances in step with 12 months. no longer an afternoon has handed within the 207 years of Jim Beam's lifestyles whilst a Beam loved one has now not been grasp distiller. devoted to caliber, and devoted to the relatives legacy, the Beams have shepherded their rather American spirit to the pinnacle in their undefined. And they've performed it in an beset by means of demanding situations, from govt law and prohibition, to altering client tastes, to fierce new international pageant. by way of making a model of exceptional caliber and consistency, and by way of tying the luck in their product with the great identify of the kin, the Beams have confirmed a long-lasting legacy as probably one of many maximum kin enterprise dynasties in American historical past. not only an easy heritage of "America's local spirit" (so named by means of an act of Congress in 1964) or an easy kin historical past, American nonetheless lifestyles is a narrative of industrial good fortune in line with caliber and a spotlight to aspect, consistent innovation, progressive branding and ads, and model to the company environment.
F. Paul Pacult (Walkill, new york) is famous across the world as his generation's so much comprehensive and revered authority on beverage alcohol. He has written for lots of magazines, together with Playboy, Wine and Spirits, gourmand, Whisky, Drink, Men's magazine, Cheers, kingdom resorts, commute and rest, Bon Appetit, Decanter, and Food and Wine. between his many accomplishments, he has hosted and coproduced syndicated talk-radio courses and served because the fundamental specialist on whiskey, beer, and wine for the heritage Channel documentary America beverages: heritage in a Glass.

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