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Arkansas Young Bourbon Whiskey

Arkansas Young Bourbon Whiskey Wine Details

Description: That’s right folks, Bourbon does not have to come from Kentucky. It can be made anywhere in the good ole US of A and we’ve bottled Arkansas’ first Bourbon. Arkansas Young Bourbon Whiskey is just that, a young bourbon whiskey. Distilled by hand from Arkansas Corn and Arkansas Soft Red Winter wheat, it was aged in 5 and 10 gallon new charred white oak barrels from Gibbs Brothers Cooperage in Hot Springs, Arkansas. This is a “wheated” bourbon. No rye grain was used in the mashbill. We wanted to use locally sourced grains and rye is not grown in Arkansas. Bottled at 92 proof, this is a premium handcrafted spirit.

Varietal Definition
Bourbon Whiskey:
Bourbon is an American whiskey, a type of distilled spirit, made primarily from corn and named for Bourbon County, Kentucky. It has been produced since the 18th century. Bourbon must be made of a grain mixture that is at least 51% corn. Bourbon must be distilled to no more than 160 (U.S.) proof (80% alcohol by volume). Bourbon must be 100% natural (nothing other than water added to the mixture). Bourbon must be aged in new, charred oak barrels.Bourbon which meets the above requirements and has been aged for a minimum of two years, may (but is not required to) be called Straight Bourbon. Bourbon aged for a period less than four years must be labelled with the duration of its aging.


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