Johnny Private Stock Bourbon 750ml
American Whiskey Varieties
American whiskey is whiskey (a distilled beverage made from fermented grain puree) produced in the United States. The main types of American whiskey are bourbon whiskey, rye whiskey, rye malt whiskey, malt whiskey, wheat whiskey, Tennessee whiskey and corn whiskey. All of them are made from mashed potatoes containing at least 51% of the aforementioned grains.
Mixed whiskeys, whiskey blends, grain whiskeys and distilled whiskeys that do not indicate a dominant grain are also included. ... In the case of blends, American whiskey can include artificial colors and flavors. The laws governing the above products differ between products made for consumption in the United States and those exported abroad.
With a wide variety in one category, American whiskey refers to any spirit drink made in America distilling fermented grain must - usually corn, wheat, rye or barley. American whiskey must be distilled to a maximum alcoholic strength of 95% and bottled with an alcoholic strength of 40% or higher. To be called pure whiskey, it must also be aged in white oak barrels for at least two years and must not contain any added color or flavor.
Bourbon is most often associated with Bourbon County, Kentucky, although technically it can be produced anywhere in the United States. Kentucky is traditionally where American bourbon has been produced since the late 18th century. To be considered a bourbon whiskey, the drink must contain at least 51% corn and must be aged in new carbonized white oak barrels. Bourbon whiskey is available in bottles of eighty ABV (40% ABV) or more and cannot contain any color or aroma additives. A versatile alcohol that can be drunk pure, with water or ice, also goes well with cocktails like an Old Fashioned.
About the Producer: Willett Distillery
Willett Distillery is a bourbon and rye whiskey producer in Bardstown, Kentucky. Willett family members began distilling shortly after the Civil War, although the business in its modern form was founded by Thompson and Johnny Willett in 1936 on the family farm. The company was purchased by Thompson's son-in-law Even Kulswin in 1984, resulting in the formation of Kentucky Bourbon Distillers Ltd., which remains a family business. From the time of purchase until 2012, the whiskey was produced in unspecified locations in Kentucky. In 2012, the company opened a new distillery and returned to using the Willett name as its flagship brand. Along with the Willett Family Estate's individual barrel collection, which includes a selection of pure rye, the company also manufactures Johnny. Drum and Old Bardstown are direct bourbon lines to the general market. Willett also produces four other whiskeys from the Small Batch Boutique Bourbon Collection - Kentucky Vintage, Noah's Mill, Pure Kentucky and Rowan's Creek.
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