Bourbon, America's beloved spirit, has captured the hearts of whiskey enthusiasts worldwide. Among its various classifications, two prominent designations stand out: Straight Bourbon and Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon. While both are cherished by whiskey aficionados, they each have distinct characteristics that set them apart. In this blog post, we'll explore the differences between Straight Bourbon and Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon, examining their production methods, aging requirements, and the unique benefits they offer to consumers.
Straight Bourbon: Straight Bourbon is one of the most common types of bourbon found on liquor store shelves. To be classified as Straight Bourbon, the whiskey must meet specific criteria outlined by the U.S. government:
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