What is Bourbon?
What happens when you combine corn, limestone, white oak, fire, and time? You get one of the best-loved alcoholic spirits in American history: bourbon. Since June 14 is National Bourbon Day, a little history is in order. In the mid-1700s, Scots-Irish settlers in the area that is now Virginia and Kentucky began distilling corn — the only grain native to the area, but one which made for excellent whiskey owing to its sweetness.
How Can You Celebrate?
Some day activities you can do to celebrate bourbon day are mix-up some bourbon-based cocktails, have a bourbon tasting party, or simply watch the master’s work from the comfort of your armchair by watching the documentary called ‘The Bourbon Film’.