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The Man Behind Tanqueray

July 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

Gin mastermind Charles Tanqueray can be a mysterious player in the world of liquor. Nearly 200 years after he crafted one of the world’s most lasting booze brands, there are few details about Charles that...

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“You’re Steve Grasse?” the tattooed brand ambassador for Sailor Jerry Rum asked him. “Yeah,” Steve responded. That question is particularly pertinent because Steve Grasse (pronounced with a silent e) is subtle and subdued when you...

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The Man Behind Jack Daniel’s

May 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

It occurred to me recently that, outside of the iconic square bottle with the black label marked “Old No. 7,” most people don’t know a lot about Jack Daniel. Like many other distillers, particularly those...

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