Rebel Root Beer Whiskey
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  • vanilla
  • candied
  • caramel
  • spicy
  • sweet
  • wheat
  • beer
  • grain
  • toffee

Rebel Bourbon

Rebel Root Beer Whiskey (0.75l, 35%)
Price $17.99

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We’re really rooting for this one.

The story goes that Billy Idol was doing shots with the Rolling Stones at a party. Keith Richards just loved him some hard liquor and he was fond of Rebel Yell — the brand that Rebel Bourbon was sold under at the time. Billy liked the name Rebel Yell and asked the gents if he could borrow it for a song. You know, the one where Billy is asking for more, more, more. If you are a music fan like we are, that’s reason enough to buy it right there.

The original Rebel Bourbon Whiskey was made by the W. L. Weller & Sons Company. And though that distillery popped into existence in 1849, it wasn’t until the mid-1900s that they started bottling American Whiskeys under the Rebel Yell brand. Anyway, the name was passed around from company to company for a bit, garnering awards left and right, their Wheated Bourbon proving a hit. Since the early 1980s, the label has been lovingly tended to by American Whiskey-lover David Sherman’s beverage company, Luxco, and today, it's known as Rebel Bourbon. Despite the name change, the rebellious spirit is the same.

That’s the past, though. If you want to stay rebellious, you need to be constantly inventing and reinventing. You know that and Rebel Bourbon knows that. Enter their new offering: Root Beer Whiskey. But while trying new things keeps you alive, it’s also important to never forget your roots and Rebel Bourbon surely hasn’t as the good stuff’s still all there – their Original Straight Bourbon Whiskey made with their iconic recipe works as a base and it's then infused with natural root Beer flavor and caramel color before bottling at 70 proof. Expect a velvety flavor of root Beer mingling with sweet vanilla and caramel notes as well as some in the background. This is a bold twist on the classic Wheat Bourbon that will leave you wanting more, more, more… 
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Appearance / Color
Burnt caramel

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Distinct notes of root Beer balanced with sweet vanilla.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Rich and velvety character. Candy sassafras develop on the palate with sweet vanilla and caramel notes.

Finish
Medium with a touch of spice.
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  • vanilla
  • candied
  • caramel
  • spicy
  • sweet
  • wheat
  • beer
  • grain
  • toffee
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An un-aged American Whisky is often called “white dog.”Sour Mash is the fermentation process by which a percentage of a previous fermentation is added to a new batch as a "starter" to get the fermentation going and maintain a level of consistency from batch to batch. A sweet mash means that only fresh yeast is added to a new batch to start fermentation.
Bourbon rules refer to manufacturing methods rather than location. Bourbon must be matured in new and charred American white oak casks for at least 2 years. If the bottle has no age statement, the Bourbon is at least 4 years old. No coloring or flavoring of any type is allowed, and the mash bill must contain at least 51% corn.
Corn Whiskey is a commercial product that must contain at least 80% corn, be distilled at less than 80% ABV (160 proof), and, if wood-aged, may be aged in either used or new un-charred barrels.
Moonshine Whiskey is distilled from a varied mix of corn and sugar and is aged in Mason jars and jugs for the length of time it takes the customers to get home.
Tennessee Whiskey closely parallels Bourbon, but final filtering through sugar-maple charcoal (called the Lincoln County Process) is what some producers say differentiates them. Tennessee Whiskey’s finish is sweeter and smoother than Bourbon.
is the fermentation process by which a percentage of a previous fermentation is added to a new batch as a "starter" to get the fermentation going and maintain a level of consistency from batch to batch. A sweet mash means that only fresh yeast is added to a new batch to start fermentation.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
An un-aged American Whisky is often called “white dog.”Sour Mash is the fermentation process by which a percentage of a previous fermentation is added to a new batch as a "starter" to get the fermentation going and maintain a level of consistency from batch to batch. A sweet mash means that only fresh yeast is added to a new batch to start fermentation.
Bourbon rules refer to manufacturing methods rather than location. Bourbon must be matured in new and charred American white oak casks for at least 2 years. If the bottle has no age statement, the Bourbon is at least 4 years old. No coloring or flavoring of any type is allowed, and the mash bill must contain at least 51% corn.
Corn Whiskey is a commercial product that must contain at least 80% corn, be distilled at less than 80% ABV (160 proof), and, if wood-aged, may be aged in either used or new un-charred barrels.
Moonshine Whiskey is distilled from a varied mix of corn and sugar and is aged in Mason jars and jugs for the length of time it takes the customers to get home.
Tennessee Whiskey closely parallels Bourbon, but final filtering through sugar-maple charcoal (called the Lincoln County Process) is what some producers say differentiates them. Tennessee Whiskey’s finish is sweeter and smoother than Bourbon.
is the fermentation process by which a percentage of a previous fermentation is added to a new batch as a "starter" to get the fermentation going and maintain a level of consistency from batch to batch. A sweet mash means that only fresh yeast is added to a new batch to start fermentation.
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