The Difference in Whiskey & Bourbon

The Process



Where it’s Produced America Global
Ingredient 51% Corn 51 percent of Rye, rye malt, malt, or wheat
Stored New charred-oak barrels, only Aged in wooden casks for anywhere from four to 50+ years, absorbing the oak and various other flavors along the way – depending on the type and variety of barrels used throughout the aging process.
Distilled No more than 160 proof, barreled at 125


Distilled and cut only with water (traditionally, Kentucky limestone water)

No more than 190 proof and filtered through sugar-maple-charcoal
Added flavoring, colors, and additives


Must not contain any Can contain harmless coloring, flavoring, or blending materials up to 2 ½ percent.
Taste         The corn mash used in bourbon makes for a sweet and full-bodied flavor. The rye mash in rye whiskey creates spicy tones and a drier taste.
Bottled Proof:


80 proof 80 proof

Next time you’re enjoying a sip of your favorite whiskey or bourbon, you’ll be able to amaze your friends.  As always, enjoy responsibly.