Bourbon Buzzwords Explained by BourbonrBlog

Reading bourbon and whiskey labels can sometimes feel like decoding an encrypted message. However, if you look for a few important words you can figure out what is most likely in the bottle.

 

Bourbon Buzzwords that Matter:

Bourbon/Rye/Corn/Whiskey – This signifies what kind of mash bill was used. Read this post on the difference between bourbon and whiskey to get a better understanding of these differences.

Straight – This is a word that it often overlooked but still carries a lot of weight when it comes to useful information on a bottle. First, straight bourbon has a minimum aging requirement of two years. It also...read more

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