Tag: aging

Tuesday’s Shot of Bourbon Trivia

Unlike other types of whisky – Scotch, Irish, Canadian, etc. – bourbon has no minimum aging requirement. You could pour the distillate into a new, charred white oak barrel, pour it back out immediately, and you’d have bourbon. It would…

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It’s starting to get cold here in Kentucky. Bourbon aging in barrels will start to contract, drawing with it the flavors and colors of the wood and the char.