If you are not familiar with whiskey, then you might feel a little intimidated or overwhelmed when looking to try something new. For those of us who have been drinking whiskey for years, it is something that we tend to take pretty seriously.
One thing that you have to keep in mind is that it depends on the person drinking the whiskey and where they are from when they are deciding if whiskey is good or not. Many people around the world prefer rye while many in the United States prefer bourbon. Since these are the two most popular types of whiskey, we wanted to share with you our thoughts and some information to help you determine the best choices for yourself and possibly your next event.
There are a few subtle differences between rye whiskey and bourbon and once you are able to find these, you will be able to really create the perfect craft cocktail that will impress even the most seasoned connoisseur.
Whisky vs Whiskey: Difference between Whisky and Whiskey
A question we get all the time – why the two spellings? The two spellings connote the region: whisky without an “e” is typically a Scotch liquor and whiskey with the “e” generally refers to American whiskies. An easy way to ace your spelling exams is to remember if the country isn’t spelled with an “e” then neither is the whisk(e)y.
Bulleit bourbon has so much rye, it’s almost a rye whiskey
Though its 68% corn, the bourbon contains 28% rye, which is more than half of whats mandated for it to be considered rye whiskey. This ratio has never been a standard for bourbon — even back when the first batches were made.
Whiskey Origins: What is Whiskey?
Whisk(e)y is a spirit that has been around for over 600 years. Made all over the world – the variations in flavor and blend represent the unique regional distilling process.
What is difference between rye and bourbon?
Whats the difference between rye and regular whiskey?