A Salute To America's Spirit

Published: 09/17/2013

It may not feel like it, but fall is just around the corner, bringing with it cooler weather, changing leaves, football tailgating — and whiskey.

Fall, and September in particular, has a strong association with whiskey, helped by Congress’ designation in 2007 of September as “National Bourbon Heritage Month.” At the time, the resolution recognized the contribution the spirit has made since its introduction in the 1700s, and also encouraged American consumers to enjoy what it called “America’s Native Spirit” responsibly.