Words at Play : Top 10 Words from Place Names

#2: Bourbon

How does whiskey get to be called "bourbon"?

By being distilled from mash that is at least 51% corn, then aged in new charred oak barrels.

That's the way people liked it back in the 19th century when it was first created – in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

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