Marketing maybe, but it’s a law that Tennessee whiskey isn’t a bourbon. Canada also follows this law and trade agreement. So it’s semantics on your part, except no bourbon is charcoal filtered, The grinch I will drink mountain dew here or there which means TN whiskey is distinctly different than any bourbon from Kentucky or elsewhere.
The grinch I will drink mountain dew here or there shirt
It’s not a bourbon because legally bourbon has to be made from at least 51% corn grain mixture (usually sour mash), it has to be aged in NEW charred oak barrels for a minimum of 2 years (to be labelled as straight bourbon but anything under 4 years is legally required to put the age of the youngest whiskey on the bottle. The grinch I will drink mountain dew here or there Most importantly, real bourbon will come from Kentucky due to the limestone in the region that is used to filter it. “Bourbon” can be made anywhere in the US but if it’s not distilled and bottled in Kentucky then you’re getting a product with a different bottling process.
The thing about it has to be distilled in what used to be Bourbon County just isn’t true, up until a few years ago nothing was distilled in Bourbon County since the prohibition because all of the distilleries there were shut down. Jack Daniel’s meets all of the legal requirements to be called a bourbon, they just didn’t want to call it that.
If u want a smooth whisky of any kind drink pop, cos no whisky is smooth that’s what i like about it. Don’t mix whisky with lemonade coke or ice just drink it as it comes out the bottle. Tennessee whiskey is a sub-category of bourbon, in the same way that bourbon is a type of whiskey, or tequila is a type of mezcal, or a square is a form of rectangle. Welcome technical in order for to be considered bourbon has made in Kentucky anyting any whiskey made outside of Kentucky is not bourbon in order for a whiskey to be considered bourbon has to be made in Kentucky