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What is Distillation and How is Liquor Made?

Distillation is a process that entails the changeover of a liquid into vapor which is later processing it back to liquid form. Most industries are bound to use this process on a much larger scale to p

What Does Bottled-in-Bond Mean as it Relates to Bourbon?

When shopping for spirits, it is difficult to know what is quality bourbon. One way to narrow the field is to look for the designation "Bottled-in-Bond" on the label. Unlike the typical w

Does Bourbon Have to be Made in Kentucky to be Called Bourbon?

Some may claim that "Kentucky Bourbon is the one and only Bourbon" and that one cannot truly create Bourbon outside of Kentucky because of Kentucky's unique mixture of barrels and t

What Beginning Bourbon Drinkers Need to Know (Learn From My Experience)

Written by Mark Pringle
If you are new to this bourbon game, no doubt you find it an exhilarating hobby. However, you may have also realized that it can be a money pit. To help alleviate some of the pain newbies can experien

How to Host a Bourbon Tasting Event for Friends

Written by Mark Pringle
Bourbon is to be enjoyed with friends. When you combine friendship with a bourbon tasting, the enjoyment of the event is kicked up a notch. However, what is the best way to host a bourbon tasting? Wha

Are "Neck Pours" a Thing? Whiskey Perception or Reality?

Written by Mark Pringle
You may hear the phrase "neck pour" among whiskey enthusiasts. The phrase refers to the first one or two pours of a bottle of whiskey: typically coming from the bottle's neck. Som

Wild Turkey 101 vs. Early Times Bottled in Bond: Which One is Better?

Written by Mark Pringle
Wild Turkey 101 and Early Times Bottled in Bond seem to be the quintessential entry-level bourbons. In fact, if you take a poll on any social media bourbon group of good bourbons under $30, you will f

Barrell 7 Year Single Barrel Rye vs. Old Forester Single Barrel Rye: Which One is Better?

Written by Mark Pringle
The Nose Initially, the aroma easily goes to Barrell 7 Year Single Barrel Rye. It is a sweet, decadent, candy-spice bomb. Barrell starts as a more complex experience than Old Forester

A Brief History of Bourbon

The United States produces a wide range of liquors. However, one of the best-known is bourbon, which is a product unique to the United States. By definition, bourbon is supposed to be made out of corn

What is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

If you love brown liquor, you probably know the difference between Bourbon and whiskey. Both are brown liquor, and some people might even say they have the same taste. If you refer to Bourbon as w

What is Craft Distilling?

There has been a lot of controversy concerning the definition of the term craft distilling. But in simple terms, it means a small establishment that makes different spirits or alcohol in relative

What is Bourbon and What Can You Use it for Other than Drinking?

Bourbon is a kind of American whiskey made from corn. Many are uncertain whether whiskey is a Bourbon or not, but the logic is that it needs to be distilled from a blend of grains with at least 51

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How to Host a Bourbon Tasting Event for Friends
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