Why Jack Daniels is not a bourbon?
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.
Is Jim Beam a bourbon or whiskey?
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.
Can you substitute whiskey for bourbon?
Bourbon whiskey = Bourbon whisky = Bourbon = Kentucky whiskey Notes: Though milder than Scotch, Bourbon is well regarded by whiskey connoisseurs. … OR Scotch (especially for sipping) OR cognac (especially for cooking) OR rum OR Substitute one part vanilla extract plus two parts water for each tablespoon of bourbon.
What makes a bourbon a bourbon?
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.