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    Steak Bourbon and Sports Ep. 44

    Fantastic news in the whiskey world!

    On this weeks episode of Steak, Bourbon & Sports Jeremy Mandel (@jeremymandel) and Ari Temkin (@arisports) break the news that MGP, one of the great distilleries in the country, has purchased Luxco Brands, and what the acquisition means for the whiskey world.

    3:18

    Breaking news: MGP, one of the best distilleries in the country entered into an agreement to purchase Luxco Brands for $450 million.

    9:57

    Jeremy Mandel: “The piece that they’re (MGP) missing is kind of the tourism piece, because their facility in Indiana is not a place that’s designed to have people come visit.”

    13:34

    Quote from Aaron Chepenik, head honcho at Smoke Wagon, on the effect of MGP’s purchase of Luxco.

    14:45

    If your company is using MGP to distill your product, why wouldn’t you just do it yourself?

    16:21

    Jeremy Mandel: “Sometimes there’s success stories and sometimes it tastes like garbage, but that’s how you learn.”

    16:26

    As a consumer of whiskey, and someone that has a background in business, what does Jeremy make of this news?

    18:21

    Jeremy Mandel: “The people that are in charge are distilling the product the way that it should be distilled…granted they’re doing it in the wrong place.”

    19:44 

    How does this start happening?

    21:26

    Jeremy Mandel: “I think MGP will be able to sell more whiskey in more places as a result of this.”

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