Bourbon makers look to cash in on Japan's whiskey boom

Business Jun 6, 2013

Bourbon makers look to cash in on Japan's whiskey boom

by Ben Dooley

Japan is high on American whiskey, and Kentucky's bourbon distillers are racing to the country, hoping to sell consumers on the merits of the iconic, corn-sweetened U.S. spirit. Greg Davis, master distiller at high-end bourbon producer Maker's Mark Distillery Inc., a subsidiary of Beam Inc., ...