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Editor’s Picks 15 February 2016 at 10:25 GMT

Portfolio kaput? Drown your sorrows in Lehman Brothers Whiskey

Yahoo Finance
The once mighty Wall Street firm whose collapse kicked off the 2008 financial crisis is back — as a whiskey. London entrepreneur James Green worked with distillers in South Carolina and Scotland to create three different blends so people can taste the story of the biggest bankruptcy in US history, reports Yahoo Finance. "'Snapfire' is a young, spicy whiskey, meant to evoke the financial system's collapse. 'Ashes of Disaster' is smokier, and in the words of Green, has 'a contrite, bereft peatiness.' The third spirit, 'Evergreen,' has 'notes of optimism' and represents rebirth," Yahoo Finance says. Barclays, which bought part of Lehman, fought unsuccessfully to stop the whiskey from hitting the market. The whiskey maker's attorney said Barclays let the trademark on the Lehman Brothers name expire. "Who knows, if Lehman Brothers Whiskey takes off, you might soon be ordering Enron Vodka or Bear Stearns Beer at a watering hole near you," Yahoo says.
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