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Bourbon

Bourbon has caught the eye of Spirits aficionados around the world—and we can't blame 'em. Made from a grain mixture that's at least 51% corn, Bourbon gets much of its flavor from the new and charred American white oak barrels it's matured in.

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And that flavor? It can go anywhere from hot and spicy to sweet and floral. Either way, it'll keep you in good company. And on your toes.

Bourbon vs. Whiskey
All Bourbon is Whiskey, but not all Whiskey is Bourbon. For a Whiskey to call itself Bourbon, its mash must contain at least 51% corn, the rest can be filled out with malted barley, rye or wheat. Oh, and no added flavoring, coloring or additives allowed. Just good old water.
Location, Location, Location
By law, Bourbon must be produced in the US.
Bourbon vs. Age
Bourbon must be aged in a brand-new, charred white oak barrel and it has to be be matured—even if it’s only briefly. Bourbon that has an age stated on its label must be labeled with the age of the youngest Whiskey in the bottle.
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Sure, Kentucky gets all the press when it comes to Bourbon. And with good reason—nearly 95% of it is produced there. But Bourbon can be made anywhere as long as it's within the United States. Just ask states with budding distilleries like Illinois and New York.
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Bourbon Is a ''new barrel Spirit'': One of the legal requirements for Bourbon is that it only be aged in brand new oak charred barrels.
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Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
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How Bourbon Shaped US History
How Bourbon Shaped US History
What's the Difference between Bourbon and Rye?
What's the Difference between Bourbon and Rye?
A Brief History of Bourbon
A Brief History of Bourbon
Difference between Whiskey, Scotch & Bourbon
Difference between Whiskey, Scotch & Bourbon
Top 5 Questions about Bourbon
Top 5 Questions about Bourbon
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