Whiskey Lore

Whiskey Lore


The Whisky Trust: Greenhut, Sherman, and the Chicago Holdout (Part 2)

October 10, 2021

The quest for a solution to overproduction of whisky soon turns into a vehicle bent on total domination of America's alcohol industry.

At the center of this quest is the president of the infamous Whisky Trust, Joseph Greenhut. His success is so great during the first year, that he soon becomes emboldened to ratchet up the pressure on his biggest rival. And his methods will soon cross the line.