I confess: If Alex Trebeck told me: “Things to drink from Japan”, I wouldn’t immediately say, “What is whiskey?” In fact, whiskey is pretty new to Japan. Japan’s first whiskey distillery wasn’t built until 1923. (Compare that to whiskey distilling in the US, which has... Read More..
While many investors buy stocks for the capital gains potential, that’s not the only reason to buy stocks. (Note: A vote at the company’s annual meeting is the worst possible reason to buy stocks. An only slightly better reason to buy stocks is bragging rights... Read More..
There’s an interesting phenomenon going on right now that alcohol sin stock investors need to pay attention to. I’m going to do a terrible job of summarizing it for you in one paragraph: According to critics, Russia has taken a strong stance against the gay... Read More..
With a homerun title like that, do I even need to write anything else? Okay, I will… so that future generations will know what the hell I was talking about, and to assure my mom that I’m not drunk right now. So, do you remember... Read More..
Last week we reported that alcohol sin stock Beam Inc. (BEAM) was going to water down its high-quality, exclusive Maker’s Mark bourbon in order to help it meet unexpectedly high demand. One week later, and as a result of furious backlash that was completely expected... Read More..
Beam Inc. (BEAM) is an alcohol sin stock that makes a variety of spirits, most famously Canadian Club whiskey, Jim Beam bourbon and Maker’s Mark bourbon. Maker’s Mark bourbon is a higher price-point bourbon and is marketed with a flavor of exclusivity, exacting standards, and... Read More..