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Questions tagged [bourbon]

Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey: a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn.

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What is the difference between Cognac, Brandy, Bourbon, Scotch and Whiskey?

All these taste and look pretty similar. What is the difference between them?
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What makes bourbon sweet?

If bourbon contains no carbohydrates (and therefore no sugar) what gives it a sweet flavour? What are the chemicals or compounds?
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Why is there sand in my bourbon?

I have a bottle of bourbon that I've been enjoying very much, but as I've neared the end, I've noticed very VERY fine grit (sand?) settling to the bottom of the glass, each time I have a drink. I've ...
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Difference between Whiskey and Bourbon?

I was wondering if anybody could give me the differences between a whiskey and bourbon, as I was in a conversation the other day and we were talking about Jack Daniels. It is a bourbon but a lot of ...