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The explosion of New York craft distilleries in the past few years has presented some fascinating tipples to taste and, among them, some truly excellent new bourbons. Thus we took a New York theme for our inaugural Forward Jews and Booze event.
There was a time not long ago when all bourbon was considered kosher. But for many observant Jews, that simple assumption has gone the way of the Grand Ole Opry.
Every time I hear the old saw that Jews aren’t drinkers, I scratch my head and wonder if my family, colleagues and friends are all somehow a minority-within-a-minority — or whether this little piece of conventional wisdom is all wet.
I thought I’d pop a couple of whisky-drinking cherries in time to review the two labels for Purim. Until this year, somehow I’d never tried Dewar’s White Label nor any of the offerings from the Bulleit company. And now, for you — Dear Reader — I have.