43476Re: cheap bourbon?
- Sep 8, 2008--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, mike karnowski <djpotpie@...> wrote:
>from $9 a 750 ml. to $100+ and got to wondering....since everything
> While perusing my local liquor store's bourbon section with prices
from the grain bill to the minimum aging time in specific woods is
pretty much dictated by law, how do they make a "cheap" bourbon? Is it
really just barrels that didn't turn out so hot so they market them
under a lesser brand? cheers! -mike
>Cheap and medium priced ones come from continuous columns while high
end stuff is pot distilled. Then there are differences in aging time,
barrels etc. I don't think the raw materials have much to do with it,
water may be an exception.
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