Bourbon Whiskey2020-06-10T16:10:47+00:00

Bourbon Whiskey

Bourbon was first produced by Elijah Craig in 1789 who is generally known as the “inventor” of bourbon. He came up with the innovative idea of aging corn whiskey in a charred oak barrel to give bourbon its distinct identity and flavour.

If you have a preference for a whiskey which is a little different from the rest or a connoisseur savior the delicious taste of an American bourbon. We have a huge range of popular bourbon brands available like Buffalo Trace, Elijah Craig, Four Roses, Evan Williams, Jim Beam, Widow Jane, Wild Turkey and many more.

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Four Roses – Award Winning Single Barrel, Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 70cl 50%
Beautifully balanced and smooth, you’ll want to savor the taste of this Single Barrel with it’s wooden hue and sweet & mellow finish Four Roses’...
Evan Williams Cinnamon Bourbon Liqueur, 70 cl
Spicy yet sweet bourbon based liqueur Combining extra-aged bourbon with natural hot flavours for a fiery shot Light copper in colour with spicey cinnamon and...
Early Times Old Reserve Kentucky Bourbon Whisky, 70 cl
Light, bright honey colour A fresh, sharp oak note ripens into a dry clove spice and hay Hints of leather, dill spice and fruit add...
Wild Turkey Rare Breed Bourbon Whiskey, 70 cl
Wild Turkey Rare Breed has a remarkable, rich and smooth flavour with hints of light oranges, mint and notes of sweet tobacco It is blended...
Jim Beam Apple Bourbon Whiskey, 70 cl
Combines notes of bourbon whiskey with crisp, juicy apples Juicy fresh greenapple with subtle oak undertones This refreshing liqueur will make for some flavoursome summer...
Four Roses Single Barrel 50% Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Vintage may differ from image - If the vintage is important to you please do not hesitate to contact The General Wine Company, Liphook
Hudson Four Grain Bourbon, 35 cl
The first pot-distilled whiskey to be produced in New York's Hudson Valley since Prohibition Made with four grains: corn, rye, wheat and malted barley for...
Kavalan Ex Bourbon Oak Single Malt Whisky 70cl
Kavalan's Solist Bourbon releases are known for being big, bold and rich. The Bourbon Oak is selected from the same parcels of casks, but diluted...
Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey, 70cl
Taste: A mix of caramel, mint and dark, ripe apples Fine, light amber colour, can be pure on ice or with ginger Smell: Balanced, sweet...
Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Whisky, 70 cl
Double oaked whisky is innovative approach to maturation Uniquely matured in separate, charred oak barrels It have a different flavour to normal whiskies
Eagle Rare 10 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey, 70cl
Bright amber in colour Masterfully crafted and carefully aged for no less than 10 years Complex aromas of toffee, hints of orange peel, herbs, honey,...
Ezra Brooks 12 Year Old Single Barrel Straight Bourbon Whisky 75 cl
The original bourbon whiskey A medium to full body With a rich sweetness of vanilla, honey and hint of chocolate
Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, 70cl, ABV 40% – Ideal partner in Old Fashioned Cocktail
Flagship bourbon from the most awarded distillery in the world Hand-crafted using the finest Kentucky and Indiana corn, selected rye, and superior malted barley. Aged...
Personalised Buffalo Trace American Bourbon Whisky
Fantastic personalised gift for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, Christmas. Personal message engraved on the bottle. A present they'll always remember.
FEW Bourbon, 70 cl
Mysterious dark spice notes pervade this warming caramel-rich bourbon This incredible Bourbon is designed for stirred down cocktails Try it in an Old Fashioned and...
FEW Spirits Bourbon Whiskey, 75 cl
Mysterious dark spice notes pervade this warming caramel-rich bourbon. As the first distillery in Evanston (near Chicago) since prohibition, it cheekily takes its name from...
Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey, 70cl
Full-bodied rich and sublimely smooth. Lots of rich toasty oak showing as toffee crème anglaise and sweet spice with hints of resin. Stewed fruits (Bramley...
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Bourbon Whiskey FAQ’s

What is difference between whiskey and bourbon?2020-05-19T14:07:06+00:00

For a whiskey to call itself bourbon, its mash, the mixture of grains from which the product is distilled, must contain at least 51% corn. … Scotch is whisky made in Scotland, while bourbon is whiskey made in the U.S.A, generally Kentucky. Scotch is made mostly from malted barley, while bourbon is distilled from corn.

Is Jack Daniels a whiskey or a bourbon?2020-05-22T16:13:27+00:00

Jack Daniel’s is not a bourbon – it’s a Tennessee Whiskey. Jack Daniel’s is dripped slowly – drop-by-drop – through ten feet of firmly packed charcoal (made from hard sugar maple) before going into new charred oak barrels for maturing. This special process gives Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey its rare smoothness.

What makes bourbon a bourbon?2020-05-22T15:46:46+00:00

Bourbon, whose name comes from an area known as “Old Bourbon” in Kentucky, is a whiskey that’s distilled from corn. For a whiskey to be considered bourbon, the grain mash must be at least 51 percent corn. On top of that, by law the mixture must be stored in charred oak containers and cannot contain any additives.

What is a nice bourbon?2020-05-22T15:45:03+00:00

Best High-Proof Bourbon: Elijah Craig Barrel Proof. Most Nuanced Bourbon: Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style. Best Blended Bourbon: Barrell Craft Spirits Bourbon. Best Wheated Bourbon: Buffalo Trace William Larue Weller. Most Complex Bourbon: Four Roses Al Young Limited Edition.

Is Crown Royal a bourbon?2020-05-22T16:07:38+00:00

Neither. Crown Royal is a blended Canadian whisky owned by Diageo, which purchased it when the Seagram portfolio was dissolved in 2000. It is the top-selling Canadian whisky in the United States.

Is Bourbon sweeter than whiskey?2020-05-22T15:58:04+00:00

Bourbon is made from a grain mash that contains at least 51% corn, while Scotch whiskeys are typically made from malted grains (1, 2). These differences give bourbon and Scotch slightly different taste profiles. Bourbon tends to be sweeter, while Scotch tends to have a more intense smokiness.

Is Jim Beam a bourbon?2020-05-22T15:58:57+00:00

Jim Beam is a brand of bourbon whiskey produced in Clermont, Kentucky, by Beam Suntory, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan. It is one of the best-selling brands of bourbon in the world.

Is Bourbon smoother than whiskey?2020-05-22T15:58:04+00:00
Is Jameson a bourbon?2020-05-22T15:58:57+00:00

There is a lot happening in this step up from the standard Jameson. This whiskey is a blend of pot still malt and grain whiskeys aged in both ex-bourbon and sherry barrels, but there are two things that make this whiskey stand out.

Is Southern Comfort a bourbon?2020-05-22T16:00:13+00:00

And the bottle of brown liquid often sits next to the whiskey at your local liquor store, but it is not in fact a whiskey. Or a bourbon. … Southern Comfort, which was first named Cuffs & Buttons, is in fact a liqueur — a whiskey-flavored one. The original recipe was created by Martin Wilkes Heron in New Orleans.

How do you drink bourbon?2020-05-22T15:45:57+00:00

To drink bourbon, start by pouring it into a glass with a wide mouth so the glass is ¼ full. Let the bourbon settle for a few seconds, then put your mouth on the edge of the glass and your nose over it, so you can smell and taste it at the same time.

How do Beginners drink bourbon?2020-05-22T16:06:30+00:00

If you’re a beginner, you might want to try bourbon whiskey on the rocks, or with a few cubes of ice. Pour yourself a finger or two of whiskey over ice. A finger is an informal measure, and is generally considered to be about three quarters of an inch or so.

What’s a good bourbon for beginners?2020-05-19T14:07:06+00:00
  • Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Buy on Buy on …
  • Basil Hayden’s Bourbon. Buy on Buy on Buy on …
  • Wild Turkey 101 Proof Bourbon. Buy on Buy on …
  • Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon. …
  • Bulleit Bourbon. …
  • W.L.
Can you drink bourbon every day?2020-05-22T15:57:34+00:00

If you drink whiskey every night, you will build up your tolerance to alcohol, so moderation is key. Drinking whiskey in moderation is the key to gaining its benefits, but what exactly does “moderation” mean? According to Harvard University, this is one drink daily for women and no more than two for men.

What’s the best bourbon to drink straight?2020-05-19T14:07:06+00:00
  • Knob Creek Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. …
  • Winchester Straight Bourbon. …
  • Oregon Spirit Straight Bourbon. …
  • David Nicholson 1843 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. …
  • Duke Kentucky Straight Bourbon. …
  • Joseph Magnus Straight Bourbon Whiskey. …
  • Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey. …
  • Pure Kentucky XO Straight Bourbon.
Is Bourbon good with Coke?2020-05-22T15:59:43+00:00

Yes, bourbon and coke has had a great wrong. It is a good drink. The flavors of the bourbon and the coke mix to produce something sweet and enticing. … Yes, when you “consider rightly of the matter”, bourbon and coke makes a really nice cocktail.

Is Bourbon healthy?2020-05-22T15:57:34+00:00

Weight Management: Bourbon has no fat, low in carbs and very little sodium. … But bourbon is also a heart healthy alcohol. With all its antioxidant power and its ability to prevent cholesterol build up in your arteries; bourbon could help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

What is bourbon and Coke called?2020-05-22T16:00:13+00:00

Bourbon and Coke, more generically called Bourbon and Cola, is basically the same drink, except not identifying a particular brand of whiskey, while the term “Jack and Coke” specifically identifies that the Jack Daniel’s brand is used.

Is Bourbon a man drink?2020-05-22T16:07:04+00:00

The Godfather has a name that, alone, fits as one of the top manly drinks. A sophisticated blend of bourbon or whiskey and amaretto served in served in classic whiskey glasses make this a classic choice for any real man who can take a real drink.

Can you drink bourbon straight?2020-05-22T15:47:49+00:00

How to Drink Bourbon: Straight or Blended. If you want to appreciate bourbon whiskey on its own, there are typically two ways to do it. Purists like to drink it neat, which means that the bourbon is at room temperature, and without ice. … Pour yourself a finger or two of whiskey over ice.

Is Bourbon healthier than beer?2020-05-22T15:59:42+00:00

Why bourbon? It has fewer calories than beer (about 97 per 1.5-ounce shot compared to 150 to 200 calories per bottle of beer); it’s free from additives; and it gets its flavoring naturally from sitting in charred oak barrels.

Does Bourbon make you gain weight?2020-05-22T16:10:12+00:00

Alcohol does not cause weight gain. Most of the alcohol is digested, processed and eliminated from the body. It is the sugars and mixers in the whisky that can get converted to fat.

Why is bourbon so good?2020-05-22T16:00:59+00:00

“Aging makes the bourbon. As it goes in and out the wood, the liquid picks up 75 percent of the flavor. … But what’s left behind is more concentrated; you’re left with the woody flavors, the sweetness, all the things you enjoy in a good bourbon. Without the aging, you’d just have a sharp, clear, corn-based spirit.”

What is the smoothest bourbon?2020-05-22T15:43:57+00:00
  • Bernheim Original 07 Year Old. …
  • Redemption Wheated Bourbon. …
  • Maker’s Mark 46. Rating: 80/100. …
  • Basil Hayden’s Artfully Aged. Rating: 80/100. …
  • W.L. Weller Special Reserve. Rating: 80/100. …
  • Maker’s Mark. Rating: 74/100. …
  • Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack. Rating: 72/100. …
  • Bulleit Bourbon. Rating: 75/100.
How do you drink expensive bourbon?2020-05-22T16:00:59+00:00

If you want to appreciate bourbon whiskey on its own, there are typically two ways to do it. Purists like to drink it neat, which means that the bourbon is at room temperature, and without ice. Some like to add a few drops of water to the whiskey, to “open up” the aroma of the bourbon.

Why is bourbon so expensive?2020-05-22T15:56:54+00:00

So, why is all liquor expensive? It’s the TAXES! In the US, a minimum (on average) 50% of the cost of liquor is Excise & Sales Taxes. What’s a great mixed drink to make with Maker’s Mark or Woodford Reserve, and which bourbon do you prefer?

What is the best sipping bourbon?2020-05-22T16:00:59+00:00
  • Knob Creek. Jim Beam’s Small Batch Collection was created by former master distiller Booker Noe in 1992, at a time when bourbon was struggling for relevance. …
  • Wild Turkey. …
  • Elijah Craig. …
  • Four Roses. …
  • Michter’s. …
  • Old Forester. …
  • Maker’s Mark. …
  • Colonel E.H.
What is the best American bourbon?2020-05-22T16:01:53+00:00
  • Evan Williams – Best budget Bourbon.
  • Old Forester – Best value Bourbon.
  • Four Roses – Best Bourbon under $50.
  • Woodford Reserve – Best Kentucky Bourbon.
  • 1792 – Best tasting Bourbon.
  • Wild Turkey – Best sipping Bourbon.
  • Blanton’s – Best small batch Bourbon.
What is the top selling bourbon?2020-05-22T15:42:33+00:00
  1. Booker’s Bluegrass. Booker Noe launched his Whiskey in 1988 to start the small batch Bourbon collection. …
  2. Bulleit Bourbon 10 Years Old. This Bourbon is aged in American white oak barrels for ten years. …
  3. E.H. Taylor, Jr. Barrel Proof. …
  4. Four Roses Small Batch. …
  5. Jim Beam Single Barrel.
Is whiskey or bourbon better?2020-05-22T15:41:55+00:00

Bourbon is made from a grain mash that contains at least 51% corn, while Scotch whiskeys are typically made from malted grains (1, 2). These differences give bourbon and Scotch slightly different taste profiles. Bourbon tends to be sweeter, while Scotch tends to have a more intense smokiness.

What is a good cheap bourbon?2020-05-22T16:08:56+00:00
  • Evan Williams Black Label: Reliable Go-To Whiskey.
  • Four Roses Yellow Label: Mellow and Rewarding.
  • Old Forester 86-Proof: Full of Flavor.
  • Old Grand-Dad 100-Proof Bottled In Bond: Hot and Spicy.
  • Jim Beam Black Label: Ideal for Newcomers.
  • Wild Turkey 81-Proof: Smooth and Smokey.
What is the best cheap bourbon to drink straight?2020-05-22T16:09:29+00:00
  • EVAN WILLIAMS BOTTLED IN BOND. Price: $16.99. The Whiskey: …
  • OLD GRAND-DAD. Price: $16.99. The Whiskey: …
  • FOUR ROSES. Price: $21.99. The Whiskey: …
  • WILD TURKEY 101 PROOF. Price: $24.99. The Whiskey: …

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