Being a whiskey drinker, and since moving to Ireland, I have been asked a few times about the differences between a bourbon and a whiskey. So, I dug this old article up I wrote on the subject of bourbon. Bourbon is an American Whiskey that can trace its roots back to the early settlers of the country, who brought whiskey recipes with them and made it their own using products more easily grown locally. The state of Kentucky produces most of the bourbon sold in this country, although there are a couple of distilleries outside of Kentucky that brew bourbon. Origin Whiskey can trace its roots all the way back to the Moors’ migration into Western Europe. Yet, bourbon is a relatively recent revision to the variations of whiskey. It is commonly believed that settlers in Pennsylvania are the origins of bourbon brewing using rye as its primary ingredient in making a whiskey or whisky, depending on spelling preference. It wasn’t until whiskey brewing moved to Kentucky that corn began to be
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Winery: Hardy's Stamp Region: South East Australia Rating: 3 Stars Review: This is a light wine with a bit of earth tones to it. They say it's got an oak flavor to it, I didn't get that but maybe. It's okay overall but wouldn't go out of my way to get it.