Who invented bourbon whiskey?

Answer It's not known exactly who invented bourbon whiskey, though it is believed to have been created first in 1789 in Bourbon County, Georgetown, Kentucky. Maize (corn) was used as a base. It was origin... Read More »

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Are bourbon&whiskey the same thing?

Although both beverages are similar, there are differences. Bourbon tends to have a higher percentage of corn in its grain mix and is aged in new, charcoal-lined oak barrels, while whiskey has less... Read More »

Who invented kentucky bourbon whiskey?

Elijah Craig, a Baptist preacher and distiller, is credited as inventing Kentucky bourbon whiskey in Georgetown, Kentucky in Bourbon County. Craig is said to be the first to age corn-rye whiskey in... Read More »

Is Jack Daniel's a bourbon or a whiskey?

Bourbon, named after Bourbon County, Kentucky, is a whiskey distilled from a mash containing at least 51 percent corn. Jack Daniel's, however, is not a bourbon. According to Jack Daniel's official ... Read More »

Is there any difference between Vodka, Rum, Gin Whiskey, etc., besides the taste?

The Alcohol that gets you drunk is all exactly the same. Most often when someone says they get more drunk on tequila than vodka, the reasonus ually is that tequila was taken in shots, and the vodka... Read More »