As stated in the rules, bourbon must be aged in a charred, new-oak barrel. Many consider the barrels to be downright magical. Charring the wooden… Read More »Bourbon has special Barrel regulations but not Scotch or Irish Whiskey
Depending on the state, about 60% of the cost of any given bottle of bourbon goes to the government. (Federal & State) On top of… Read More »Taxes can account for more than half the cost of a bottle of bourbon
President Truman started his day with a substantial breakfast: eggs, bacon, toast, milk, and– bourbon! That’s right, our 33rd president supposedly woke up at 5… Read More »President Truman started his day with Bourbon.
Until the late 1880s, cocktails were sipped through a hollow stalk of ryegrass, often leaving an unpleasant residue as it deteriorated. One fateful day, however,… Read More »Bourbon is responsible for drinking straws.