Bourbon – America’s Whiskey

23 Apr , 2018 Spirits

Bourbon – America’s Whiskey

“Bourbon whiskey is a distinctive product of the United States.”

-88th Congress of the U.S., 1964

 

Bourbon…

  • Must be made from a minimum of 51% corn
  • Must be aged in new, charred oak containers
  • Must be produced in the United States

 

While there are more musts that differentiate bourbon from whiskey, those are some of the most important. Check out this infographic from Maker’s Mark for more.

 

 

All bourbon is whiskey. Not all whiskey is bourbon.

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