What You Need To Know About Bourbon Vs Whisky, Courtesy Of Maker’s Mark [INFOGRAPHIC]

| January 22, 2015

Do you know the differences between bourbon and its other siblings in the whisk(e)y family? Did you know, for example, bourbon must be stored in new charred oak barrels while other types of whiskey can be aged in pretty much any type of oak barrel? This is just one of the fascinating things you can learn from the below infographic, courtesy of the folks at Maker’s Mark. Now, to be clear, this graphic goes into how Maker’s Mark makes its bourbon as part of the story, but since it is such a popular brand I think it is worth the read myself.

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via Foodbeast

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Nino Kilgore-Marchetti

Nino Kilgore-Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and...