Byproduct of cocktail culture: fake good cocktails?   Why is craft beer expensive?   Thrillist brings you Best Small American Distilleries. Also Pappy Jello Shots.   Bourbon association announces golden age for bourbon. Cynicism aside, that link contains some interesting numbers.   Sometimes we follow hyperlinks too much. Case it point: How much do Americans drink? This article and this one led us to this and then this and this and then we got back to work.   Thoughts?