Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Ethanol: "Brown-Forman profit rises after costs are cut" (BF.A BF.B)

Just kidding. I saw the stock on the percent up list and thought, "We haven't had an ethanol story in ages".
Our last Brown-Forman post was "Whiskey maker battles Tennessee drought":
...UPDATE: Never Mind.

"As most savvy drinkers are by now aware, Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 is no longer with us."

"It has been knifed in the back by the greedy corporate clowns at Brown-Forman, the conglomerate that bought the Jack Daniel distillery in 1956. Mr. Daniel’s once excellent whiskey began life as a 90 proof liquor, but about 17 years ago the proof was lowered to 86. Now it has been lowered again, to a timid 80 proof. America’s best bourbon is now a ghost. "

From Modern Drunkard Magazine

Cap-and-trade is the spawn of Satan.
(see T3 tax below for one way we might go)
Here are some of the hits from a keyword search for Jack Daniels at MD:
  1. Modern Drunkard Magazine Online

    For the second time since the Brown-Forman Corporation acquired the distillery in 1956, they have lowered the proof of Jack Daniel's Black Label Tennessee ...
  2. You're a Drunk - Modern Drunkard Magazine Online

    Whenever someone starts reading a bottle of Jack Daniels you say, “Quit cheating!” You don't sniff the cork, you chew it. Your career is interfering with ...
  3. 365 EXCUSES TO GET DRUNK - Modern Drunkard Magazine Online

    1/3 oz Jack Daniels 1/3 oz tequila 1/3 oz Bacardi 151. Mix and shoot before they shoot you. 29 W.C. Fields Birthday (1880). “'Twas a woman who drove me to ...
  4. Modern Drunkard Magazine

    I like to start with red wine, then shift to vodka cocktails, back off to cheap American lager, then charge ahead with Jack Daniels on the rocks. ...
  5. Modern Drunkard Magazine Online

    12 Frank Sinatra's Birthday (1915). “I'm for anything that gets you through the night—be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels.” Jack rocks. ...
  6. 5.) Lush Lexicon - Modern Drunkard Magazine Online

    Jack and Jill A shot of Jack Daniels and a beer. Joint of no return A bar from which you are 86'd. Juice card Received on your 21st birthday. ...