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  Bourbon whiskey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bourbon is an American form of whiskey, made from at least 51%corn or maize (typically about 70%) with the remainder being wheat, rye, and malted barley.
Almost all bourbons are distilled in Kentucky, and it is often said that only Kentucky whiskey can properly be called bourbon; this is, however, not true, as those few exceptions to the rule demonstrate.
An act of the U.S. Congress in 1964 declared bourbon to be "America's Native Spirit" and its official distilled spirit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bourbon_whiskey   (670 words)

 Bourbon Drinks Page
Bourbon was born over 200 years ago in the hollows of Kentucky where the cold, clear limestone spring water flowed--water that made the grass blue, the horses frisky, the corn grow like crazy, and the whiskey sweet and smooth as honey.
Bourbon is distilled from a mash of grain containing, according to federal law, not less than 51 percent corn, balanced with barley and either wheat or rye.
The rich amber color and characteristic sweetness of bourbon is derived from its signature aging process in new white oak barrels, which are charred to carmelize the natural sugars in the wood and bring them to the surface.
www.docwatsons.com /mix/bourbon.html   (1265 words)

 Bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For a long time it was considered that the manufacturing processes by which Bourbon has to be distilled and matured militated against its commercial growth, in the domestic market these caused it to suffer against lighter Scotch and Canadian whisky.
Bourbon drinkers stayed with the main line; those who preferred lighter styles with Scotch or Canadian; the rye drinkers remained faithful.
Although bourbon gets its name from Bourbon County in Kentucky, the primary producer in the 1700s and 1800s, it can now be produced legally all over the United States.however most of it still comes from Kentucky.
users.bigpond.net.au /mickandlucyna/mickstavern/bourbon.htm   (1139 words)

Bourbon production is one of the bluegrass state's most important and enduring legacies, reaching back to early settlers.
Though historians cannot pinpoint exactly when and by whom bourbon was invented, most agree that settlers to Kentucky at the end of the 18th century brought their whiskey-making knowledge with them.
Bourbon is also a key ingredient in many regional culinary traditions, such as the "bourbon ball" chocolate confection, and bread pudding with bourbon sauce.
www.loc.gov /bicentennial/propage/KY/ky-6_h_fletcher4.html   (379 words)

 Kentucky Bourbon
Bourbon was a rich agricultural area consisting of 34 modern day counties and around the turn of the nineteenth century, was on the main frontier of American westward expansion.
Bourbon protection under the WTO is legally sound, but enforcement may be limited in the future, especially in the developing world, if there is not a specific system to record product standards.
In Florida, bourbon would not have the cold nights needed for the barrels to contract, and in Alaska, it would be difficult to reach the warm climate required for expansion.
www.american.edu /TED/kentuckybourbon.htm   (3782 words)

 History of Bourbon.
Bourbon is America's native spirit, but with a history and tradition steeped in the cultures of the earliest settlers.
The significance of this is that the early whiskey was made primarily from rye, this was about to change with their move and "Bourbon" would be born.
The basic elements of Bourbon are that it must be a minimum of two years old, distilled under 160 proof, and be made from a mash of at least 51% corn.
www.oldripvanwinkle.com /newbs/vw/website3.nsf/PagesByName/History?opendocument&t=History   (747 words)

 Cocktail Times.com | History of Bourbon
Eventually, bourbon just as clear as water is poured into new oak barrels that give bourbon its color and its flavor.
Bourbon must be aged for a minimum of two years in new American oak barrels.
Barrels were stamped "Bourbon" as it came from bourbon countries and that's the name, Bourbon was born.
www.cocktailtimes.com /history/bourbon.shtml   (382 words)

 KCOJ - Bourbon County, Kentucky
Bourbon County, the fifth county in order of formation, is located in the central Bluegrass region, and has an area of 292 square miles.
The unique BOURBON whiskey, aged in charred barrels, led to the proliferation of distilleries and taverns in the antebellum era.
Bourbon County adhered to the Virginia tradition of a natural aristocracy, and Gov. James Garrard (1796-1804) and his family dominated the early era.
www.kycourts.net /Counties/Bourbon_text.asp   (1011 words)

 Article "Whiskey Basics"
Bourbon whiskey is always aged in new, white oak barrels, the insides of which are deeply charred.
Tennessee whiskey is very similar to bourbon, except that the whiskey is run through a charcoal filter 10 feet thick before barreling, to leach out some of the fusel oils.
Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey and Rye Whiskey are examples of US-made straight whiskeys.
home.netcom.com /~cowdery/articles/whiskey.html   (879 words)

 Kentucky Bourbon
Kentucky Bourbon is different from other types of whiskeys because of ingredients, aging, the pure, limestone-rich water of Kentucky, and our Kentucky crafted American white oak barrels.
The strains of yeast used in fermenting mash in the various bourbon distilleries make one brand of bourbon different from another and are closely guarded secrets in the industry.
To be called "bourbon" their whiskey must be aged in virgin oak casks which have been charred or fired on the inside.
www.kentuckybarrels.com /KentuckyBourbon.html   (1688 words)

 Bourbon County, Kansas
Bourbon County, Kansas, was one of the thirty-three original counties of Kansas created by the first Territorial Assembly of 1855.
The area containing the present Bourbon County was part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.
A six mile strip across the southern portion of the present Bourbon County was Cherokee Neutral Lands.
www.bourboncountyks.org   (394 words)

 What is Bourbon Whiskey?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bourbon whiskey is legally considered a “distinctive product of the United States,” and no other country has the authority to call their whiskey products Bourbon.
Even though Bourbon can be produced anywhere, for a Bourbon to be classified as Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, it must have been distilled and aged in Kentucky for a period of at least one year and then continue to be aged for at least one additional year.
By law, Bourbon must be distilled at no higher than 160 proof (vodka and neutral spirits are distilled at 190 proof) and aged in new, charred American white oak barrels at not more than 125 proof.
www.greatbourbon.com /proof.html   (415 words)

 Different Kinds of Roses - Bourbon
The Bourbon rose first appeared in the 1800s on the Isle of Bourbon (now Reunion) in the Indian Ocean.
Bourbons are hardy to zone 4 and may survive colder climates with winter protection.
Bourbons are occasionally subject to flspot and mildew, which is not a major drawback because of the overall vigor of the shrub.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /roses/kinds/bourbon.html   (103 words)

 The Bourbons
Anjou continued to be the traditional title for younger sons of France: it was bestowed later in 1710 to the third son of the duc de Bourgogne (later Louis XV), and in 1730 to the second son of Louis XV (died in 1733).
It is curious to note that the Spanish Bourbons did not wait for the extinction of the senior branch in 1883 to adopt the arms of France over-all.
That title was the first one born by Robert, younger son of Louis IX and founder of the Bourbon branch, and was the usual title of the eldest son of the duc de Bourbon in the 14th and 15th c.
www.heraldica.org /topics/bourbon.htm   (3422 words)

 Bourbon Distilleries: Lexington, KY CVB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(Today, by definition, bourbon is a whiskey made from a mash containing at least 51 percent corn.) By the mid-1800s Kentucky distillers had developed other distinguishing characteristics, such as aging the whiskey in charred new barrels and using sour mash starter to gain consistent high quality from batch to batch.
The idea of making bourbon candy supposedly grew out of a chance remark during Frankfort's sesquicentennial celebration in 1936, when a friend of Ruth's pointed out that her mint candy and bourbon were the two best tastes in the world.
The Mint Julep, a concoction of bourbon, sugar and mint on crushed ice, is traditionally drunk at Kentucky Derbytime.
www.visitlex.com /quick/bourbon.html   (2577 words)

 noooooooo.com :: potent potables : bourbon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bourbon, From Signposts in a Strange Land by Walker Percy, 1975
Bourbon does for me what the piece of cake did for Proust.
I should have stuck with Bourbon and have from that day to this.
www.noooooooo.com /potent_potables/bourbon.htm   (1772 words)

 Bourbon -> The French Bourbons on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Robert of Clermont, sixth son of Louis IX of France, married (1272) Beatrice, heiress of Bourbon, and is considered the founder of the line.
A younger son of Louis, 1st duc de Bourbon, gave issue to the line of Bourbon-Vendôme. The marriage (1548) of Antoine de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme, with Jeanne d'Albret added vast territories in S France (see Albret) and the title king of Navarre to his other fiefs (Vendôme, Périgord, Rouergue).
Discovering true bourbon is a real cracker; Ros Dodd talks to an enthusiast whose mission in life is to get the world to take it neat.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/Bourbn-fam_TheFrenchBourbons.asp   (937 words)

 Welcome to Bourbon Blue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bourbon Blue has brought a true New Orleans Experience to the Philadelphia area and features an extensive menu inspired from the heart of the French Quarter and a beautifully decorated canal front restaurant.
Bourbon Blue is open daily and is located just off of Manayunk's famous Main Street.
Bourbon Blue's staff strives to give their valued customers a truly unique and pleasurable dining experience.
www.bourbonblue.com /homepage.php   (158 words)

 Bourbon Cowboy's Guide to Bourbons & Brews
Bourbon is as American as apple pie, bald eagles and cowboys.
Bourbon does not get its characteristic red tint until it has been properly aged.
Though technically not a bourbon, I do enjoy the sweetness imparted by the Lincoln County Process (though the distillery is actually located in Moore County) and so could not leave this one out.
www.dartmouth.edu /~dam/WhiskyWeb/Bourbon.html   (850 words)

 Shrine to Spirits - Whiskey
Bourbon is produced in the USA, and must be distilled from a mash containing 51-79% maize (corn).
Sometimes old barrels previously used for port, sherry or bourbon are used, sometimes new barrels are used.
The Baptist preacher Elijah Craig is rumoured to be the inventor of bourbon.
www.physics.uq.edu.au /people/nieminen/whiskeymore.html   (912 words)

 Malt Advocate Bourbon/American Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
When you visit a bourbon distillery, there are two very important things to see, by way of a compressed whiskey lifetime.
The smell of the aged whiskey is rich and heavy in the air, the amber spirit rushes from the bunghole, and there’s a delicious thrill to watching that little liquor river flow down the trough.
Lots of things make bourbon the beautiful American spirit that it is. But the color; the caramel, smoke, and vanilla; the dry tannic nip in older bourbons, it’s all there courtesy of the char.
www.maltadvocate.com /html/am_char.html   (1902 words)

 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey by Heaven Hill Distilleries
By law, Bourbon must be made up of at least 51% corn and be aged a minimum of two years in a new charred white oak barrel, standards that were pioneered by early Bourbon makers such as Evan Williams and Rev. Elijah Craig.
The only extra-aged bottled in bond Single Barrel Bourbon available today, Henry McKenna Single Barrel is aged 10 years before each “honey barrel” is dumped and bottled as is. At 10 years and 100 proof, it meets the exacting US government standards for a true bottled in bond Bourbon.
The “bad boy of Bourbon” is bottled at a robust 103 proof, but its 6 years of aging smooth out the feathers real well.
www.heaven-hill.com /brands-bourbon.html   (855 words)

Bourbon, European royal family, originally of France; a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty.
It takes its name from the now ruined castle of Bourbon, at Bourbon-l'Archambault, Allier dept., which was the seat of a powerful family descended from Adhémar, a noble of the 9th cent.
Bourbon, Charles, duc de - Bourbon, Charles, duc de, 1490–1527, constable of France and governor of Milan.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/people/A0808516.html   (162 words)

 Article "How Bourbon Got Its Name"
Admittedly, 'bourbon' is a strange name for a type of whiskey, especially when you consider that most of the world's whiskey styles have admirably straightforward appellations.
Eventually, this habit of referring to the whole region as 'Old Bourbon' died out and people unfamiliar with the practice began to assume that the word 'old' in the phrase 'Old Bourbon Whiskey' must have referred to the age of the spirit.
According to federal law, bourbon must be at least 51% corn, distilled at less than 160 proof, and aged for at least two years in new, charred oak barrels.
pweb.netcom.com /~cowdery/articles/name.html   (2076 words)

 Amazon.com: Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey, follows the trail of America whiskey-making from its 17th century origins right up to the present day.
Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey, is for fans of American whiskey, but also for readers who just enjoy a good tale steeped in American culture and heritage.
This book is a joy to read as it meanders through the history of bourbon and the many characters that have created that history to the technical aspects of creating a fine bourbon.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0975870300?v=glance   (1529 words)

 Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
The 1990 Vintage was the first Bourbon to be awarded "Whiskey of the Year" by The Spirit Journal.
The tawny-amber hue is one of the most eye-catching in Bourbon.
The rich, fruity, sweet-corn aromas are overwhelming in the initial pass; with time in the glass, the bouquet turns less assertive, adding seductive notes of spice, toasty oaky, marzipan and marshmallow; by the final nut-like whiff, I'm a true believer.
www.bardstownbourbonsociety.com /brands_evansingle.html   (608 words)

 Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Evan Williams, the second largest selling brand of Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey in the U.S., is named for Kentucky's first distiller of 1783.
As the flagship brand of Heaven Hill's Bourbon portfolio, Evan Williams, at 7 years of age, gives a richer, smoother Bourbon taste than the competition.
The body is medium, leaning towards heavy, and the palate shows notes of oak, leather, vanilla, and as in the nose, some dark berries come into play here.
www.bardstownbourbonsociety.com /brands_evanstraight.html   (305 words)

While bourbon is a whiskey, not all whiskies are bourbon.
By law bourbon must be distilled from fermented mash of no less than 51% corn grain.
There are but ten operating bourbon distilleries in Kentucky, many selling their spirits under a variety of labels.
www.margaretswaine.com /bourbon.htm   (1711 words)

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Come explore the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, connecting the nation's Bourbon distilleries, where you can see the art of Bourbon-making being practiced much as it was 200 years ago.
Famous as a distiller of world-renowned Bourbons such as Evan Williams, Elijah Craig and Old Fitzgerald, Heaven Hill is home to the world’s second largest holding of aging Kentucky whiskey, representing over 16% of the world’s future supply.
Heaven Hill’s new state-of-the-art Bourbon Heritage Center was designed to provide visitors with the ultimate educational and entertainment experience in the making and the history of what was designated “America’s Native Spirit”; by a 1964 act of Congress.
www.kybourbon.com /english/pages/trail.html   (1112 words)

 SEO DotComicide: Google Update Bourbon
* Google Bourbon seems to have screwed up their duplicate content detector, and there are many examples of Google assigning "authority" to the duplicate page, and restricting the original page to the "similar results" filter.
Google is trying to present their users with the best search results - concentrate on what criteria, apart from the basic on-page factors, they are using to judge the quality of a given page.
If you were in the top 10, and lost your rankings in Bourbon, but the other 9 sites stayed - that proves that scrapers had nothing to do with it.
www.dotcomicide.com /2005/05/google-update-bourbon_29.html   (653 words)

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