Bourbon: Bourbon is an American whiskey made from at least 51% corn, with the rest usually being rye or wheat. It must be distilled at less than 80% (alcohol vol.). It is aged in new oak barrels blackened with smoke (aging is optional for the “bourbon” appellation, but a minimum of two years aging is required for the “straight bourbon” appellation). It should not either undergo coloring or alteration of ...
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