What is Bourbon?
Bourbon is a type of barrel-aged American whiskey made primarily from corn. The name derives from the French Bourbon dynasty, although the precise source of inspiration is uncertain; contenders include Bourbon County in Kentucky and Bourbon Street in New Orleans, both of which are named after the dynasty.
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Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 Tennesse Whisky
Tasting Notes: Charcoal
Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 is mellowed drop by drop through 10 feet of sugar maple charcoal, then matured in handcrafted barrels.
Jack Daniel’s Old No.7 is best enjoyed on the rocks and with great music in great company.
Jim Beam Bourbon whiskey
Region: Kentucky USA
Tasting Notes: Smooth, Mellow Spice
Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey
Tasting Notes: Salt, Butter, Grain, Spice, Vanilla
Knob Bourbon Creek whisky has a melty, salty butter-on-granary toast taste. Its finish is long with a touch of dryness nuts oils and vanilla spice. It is patiently aged in white oak barrels for nine years and bottled at 100% Proof.
Bulleit Bourbon Whiskey
Tasting Notes: Oak, Rye, Orange zest, Vanilla
Bulleit Bourbon is best served with different food pairings such as Grilled chicken, Grilled Cauliflower steak with spicy chimichurri& mint hibiscus tea.
Buffalo Trace Bourbon
Tasting Notes: Butterscotch, Toffee, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Pepper
Buffalo Trace is a bourbon with a minimum of 8 years of barrel-aged. This flagship bottling is marked by flavors of butterscotch, toffee, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cracked pepper, with a silky caramel note that wraps itself around all that zing and punch on the finish.
Is bourbon sweeter than whiskey?
Bourbon has a sweeter flavor than other styles of whiskey, with notes of vanilla, oak, and caramel. Other types of whiskey offer different flavor profiles.
Is bourbon a strong alcohol?
Bourbon must be distilled no higher than 160 proof, 80 percent alcohol-by-volume. Some whisky allows up to 90 percent alcohol by volume, but Bourbon does not. 160-proof Bourbon is as high as the proof can reach off the still.