What's the Difference Between Whiskey and Bourbon?

This weekend, hundreds of thousands of mint juleps were consumed, because nothing says "Kentucky Derby" like a silver cup filled with bourbon, sugar, water, and a sprig of mint.  That got us thinking, what's the difference between bourbon and whiskey?  Turns out, it's actually regulated by law!  Title 27, Section 5.22 of the Code of Federal Regulations states specific requirements a whiskey must meet to be called bourbon.  Check out our slideshow to find out more! Find us on Facebook
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  • very interesting and informative. Thank you very much!

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