There's a bourbon boom in the heartland. Production has expanded, sales have broken records and employment is on the rise.
Bourbon, an 100 percent American product that is almost as old as the U.S. itself, has not seen this kind of demand since the end of Prohibition, according to the Kentucky Distillers Association.
"It's a remarkable thing," said Max Shapira, president of Heaven Hill Distilleries. "A remarkable turnaround for an industry, especially in this kind of economic...Full Story