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The next step was to recreate it and make a lot more of it.
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But don't let the lack of available bourbon bottles keep you from paying a visit to Jos. A. Magnus Co. The 9,000 square foot facility also makes gin, overseen by Nicole Hassoun, and has two bars that serve a rotating menu of cocktails made from the distillery's products including the Magnus bourbon.
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The new law also makes the wait for the next batch of bourbon well worth it.
“The thing about bourbon is you can't rush it. You just have to sing to it quietly and hug it every night,” Thompson says. “But the good news is you can sip on a cocktail while you watch the bourbon.”.