Over a barrel: Ky bourbon distiller temporarily scales back operations


A shortage of bourbon barrels is prompting at least one Kentucky distiller to scale back operations after considering temporary layoffs.

“We thought we might have to shut down the distillery,” said Jim Rutledge, Master Distiller at Four Roses Distillery in Lawrenceburg.  “We worked around that.  We didn’t want to lay off employees during the holiday season.” Full story

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