Whiskey Lore

Whiskey Lore

The Whisky Trust: Making of a Monster (Part 1)

October 03, 2021

Join me for an epic mini-series as we investigate one of the darkest chapters in the history of whisky - the age of the Whisky Trust.

Built to help control and out of control industry, the Distillers and Cattle Feeder Trust started simply enough.

But soon greed took hold of its founders and soon, any device necessary was used to bring the industry under their thumb. Even going as far as Japan to find resources to help them dominate their competitors.