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An acid is a molecule or ion capable of donating a hydron (proton or hydrogen ion H+), or, alternatively, capable of forming a covalent bond with an electron pair (a Lewis acid).
Aging (American English) or ageing (British English), in the context of food or beverages, is the leaving of a product over an extended period of time (often months or years) to aid in improving the flavor of the product.
Alcohol by volume (abbreviated as ABV, abv, or alc/vol) is a standard measure of how much alcohol (ethanol) is contained in a given volume of an alcoholic beverage (expressed as a volume percent).
Alcohol proof is a measure of the content of ethanol (alcohol) in an alcoholic beverage.
An alembic is an alchemical still consisting of two vessels connected by a tube, used for distilling chemicals.
The Allegheny Mountain Range, informally the Alleghenies and also spelled Alleghany and Allegany, is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States and Canada and posed a significant barrier to land travel in less technologically advanced eras.
The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783.
American whiskey is a distilled beverage produced in the United States from a fermented mash of cereal grain.
The American Whiskey Trail is a promotional program of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States that promotes the distilled beverage industry of the United States.
Arcadia Publishing is an American publisher of neighborhood, local, and regional history of the United States in pictorial form.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Bardstown is a home rule-class city in Nelson County, Kentucky, in the United States.
Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally.
Various unique terminology is used in bartending.
Benjamin Prichard's Tennessee Whiskey is a brand of Tennessee whiskey produced in the small community of Kelso, Tennessee.
William Edward Haslam (born August 23, 1958) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 49th and current Governor of Tennessee since 2011.
A blended whiskey (or blended whisky) is the product of blending different types of whiskeys and sometimes also neutral grain spirits, coloring, and flavorings.
Bottled in bond is a label for an American-made distilled beverage that has been aged and bottled according to a set of legal regulations contained in the United States government's Standards of Identity for Distilled Spirits, as originally laid out in the Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897.
Bourbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon, Calle Bourbon) is a street in the heart of New Orleans' oldest neighborhood, the French Quarter, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Caramelization is the browning of sugar, a process used extensively in cooking for the resulting sweet nutty flavor and brown color.
Cask strength (also known as barrel proof) is a term used in whisky-making to describe the level of alcohol-by-volume (abv) strength that is used for a whisky during its storage in a cask for maturation – typically in the range of 60–65% abv.
Clermont is a USGS-designated populated place (one of 32) in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States, south of Louisville.
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States.
Cognac is a variety of brandy named after the town of Cognac, France.
A column still, also called a continuous still, patent still or Coffey still, is a variety of still consisting of two columns.
A concurrent resolution is a resolution (a legislative measure) adopted by both houses of a bicameral legislature that lacks the force of law (is non-binding) and does not require the approval of the chief executive (president).
Cooking or cookery is the art, technology, science and craft of preparing food for consumption.
Corn whiskey (sometimes called corn liquor or white lightning) is an American liquor made from a mash of at least 80 percent corn and distilled to a maximum strength of 160 proof (80% alcohol by volume).
Distillation is the process of separating the components or substances from a liquid mixture by selective boiling and condensation.
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) is a national trade association representing producers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States.
Elijah Craig (1738/1743 – May 18, 1808) was a Baptist preacher in Virginia, who became an educator and capitalist entrepreneur in the area of Virginia that later became the state of Kentucky.
Ethanol fermentation, also called alcoholic fermentation, is a biological process which converts sugars such as glucose, fructose, and sucrose into cellular energy, producing ethanol and carbon dioxide as by-products.
Evaporation is a type of vaporization that occurs on the surface of a liquid as it changes into the gaseous phase before reaching its boiling point.
Excise tax in the United States is an indirect tax on listed items.
Fermentation in food processing is the process of converting carbohydrates to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms—yeasts or bacteria—under anaerobic conditions.
Four Roses is a Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey brand currently owned by the Kirin Brewery Company of Japan.
Fulling, also known as tucking or walking (spelt waulking in Scotland), is a step in woollen clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to eliminate oils, dirt, and other impurities, and making it thicker.
The Governor of Tennessee is the head of government of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
A grandfather clause (or grandfather policy) is a provision in which an old rule continues to apply to some existing situations while a new rule will apply to all future cases.
Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.
The House of Bourbon is a European royal house of French origin, a branch of the Capetian dynasty.
Jack Daniel's is a brand of Tennessee whiskey and the top-selling American whiskey in the world.
Born in Inverness, Doctor James C. "Jim" Crow (1789–1856) may be loosely credited as the perfecter of the sour mash process used in creating bourbon whiskey.
Jim Beam is a brand of bourbon whiskey produced in Clermont, Kentucky, by Beam Suntory, a subsidiary of Suntory Holdings of Osaka, Japan.
James Paul David Bunning (October 23, 1931 – May 26, 2017) was an American professional baseball pitcher and later a politician who represented constituents from Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is a weeklong activity consisting of more than thirty events in Bardstown, Kentucky, United States, dedicated to celebrating the history and art of distilling bourbon whiskey.
The Kentucky Bourbon Trail (sometimes informally shortened to "the Bourbon Trail") is a program of the Kentucky Distillers' Association (KDA) to promote the bourbon industry in Kentucky.
The Kingdom of France (Royaume de France) was a medieval and early modern monarchy in Western Europe.
Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States.
Lexington, consolidated with Fayette County and often denoted as Lexington-Fayette, is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 60th-largest city in the United States.
The Lincoln County Process is a step used in producing almost all Tennessee whiskeys.
Liquor (also hard liquor, hard alcohol, or spirits) is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation.
A cocktail is a mixed drink typically made with a distilled beverage (such as, gin, brandy, vodka, whiskey, tequila, cachaça or rum) that is mixed with other ingredients.
This is a list of maize dishes, in which maize (also known as corn) is used as a primary ingredient.
This is a list of whisky brands arranged by country of origin and style.
Loretto is a home rule-class city in Marion County, Kentucky, United States.
Louisville is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
Maker's Mark is a small-batch bourbon whiskey produced in Loretto, Kentucky, by Beam Suntory.
Malt is germinated cereal grains that have been dried in a process known as "malting".
A Manhattan is a cocktail made with whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters.
Mash ingredients, mash bill, mashbill, or grain bill are the materials that brewers use to produce the wort that they then ferment into alcohol.
Maysville is a home rule-class city in Mason County, Kentucky, United States and is the seat of Mason County.
The mint julep is a mixed alcoholic drink, or cocktail, consisting primarily of bourbon (or some other spirit), sugar, water, crushed or shaved ice, and fresh mint.
Moonshine was originally a slang term for high-proof distilled spirits usually produced illicitly, without government authorization.
National Bourbon Heritage Month is an observance in the United States that calls for celebration of bourbon as America's "Native Spirit".
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA; Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, TLCAN; French: Accord de libre-échange nord-américain, ALÉNA) is an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America.
The Office of the Federal Register is an office of the United States government within the National Archives and Records Administration.
The Ohio River, which streams westward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois, is the largest tributary, by volume, of the Mississippi River in the United States.
The Old Fashioned is a cocktail made by muddling sugar with bitters, then adding alcohol, originally whiskey but now sometimes brandy, and finally a twist of citrus rind.
A paper mill is a factory devoted to making paper from vegetable fibres such as wood pulp, old rags and other ingredients.
In chemistry, pH is a logarithmic scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.
A pot still is a type of distillation apparatus or still used to distill alcoholic spirits such as whisky or cognac.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.
Quercus alba, the white oak, is one of the preeminent hardwoods of eastern and central North America.
Rectified spirit, also known as neutral spirits, rectified alcohol, or ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin is highly concentrated ethanol which has been purified by means of repeated distillation, a process that is called rectification.
Redox (short for reduction–oxidation reaction) (pronunciation: or) is a chemical reaction in which the oxidation states of atoms are changed.
A ropewalk is a long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material are laid before being twisted into rope.
Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain, a cover crop and a forage crop.
Rye whiskey can refer to either of two, different, but related, types of whiskey.
Scotch whisky (often simply called Scotch) is malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland.
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Presbyterian and other Ulster Protestant Dissenters from various parts of Ireland, but usually from the province of Ulster, who migrated during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Single barrel whisky (or single cask whisky) is a premium class of whisky in which each bottle comes from an individual aging barrel, instead of being created by blending together the contents of various barrels to provide uniformity of color and taste.
Small batch whiskey is whiskey produced by mixing the contents of a relatively small number of selected barrels.
Sour mash is a process used in the distilling industry that uses material from an older batch of mash to start the fermentation of a new batch, analogous to the making sourdough bread with a starter.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Straight whiskey (or straight whisky), as defined in United States law, is whiskey created by distilling a fermented (malted or unmalted) cereal grain mash to create a spirit not exceeding 80% alcohol content by volume (abv) and then aging the spirit for at least two years at an abv concentration not exceeding 62.5% at the start of the aging process.
Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Tennessee whiskey is straight whiskey produced in Tennessee.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
Town Branch is a Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey brand produced by the Lexington Brewing and Distilling Company of Lexington, Kentucky which is owned by Alltech.Town Branch Distillery is the first distillery to be built in Lexington in more than 100 years.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University Press of Kentucky (UPK) is the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and was organized in 1969 as successor to the University of Kentucky Press.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Versailles is a home rule-class city in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States and is located near Lexington.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Welsh Americans are an American ethnic group whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Wales.
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.
The whiskey sour is a mixed drink containing whiskey (often bourbon), lemon juice, sugar, and optionally, a dash of egg white.
Wild Turkey is a brand of Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey distilled and bottled by the Wild Turkey Distilling Co, a division of Campari Group.
Woodford Reserve is a brand of premium small batch Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey produced in Woodford County, Kentucky by the Brown-Forman Corporation.