There are a few things about bourbon that we don’t need to tell you: it’s delicious and the best spirit in the world (okay, we might be biased about that last one). However, as much as you already know about how incredible it is to drink bourbon, learning the ‘ABCs’ of this beloved libation can […]
Category: Whiskey Education
There are several requirements in place regarding whether or not whiskey can be considered bourbon. Not only does bourbon have to be distilled to no more than 160 proof and aged in new, American charred oak barrels, but it also has to be made from at least 51% corn. However, the grains that constitute the […]
If you’ve ever visited Lux Row Distillers, you’ve seen our rickhouses and the many barrels we use to develop and store our bourbon whiskey. Barrel aging is a major step in developing the flavors, color, viscosity, and proofing of bourbon whiskey.