Bourbon vs Burbon (OT)
jmac at consensustech.com
Wed Dec 11 23:51:01 EST 2002
> In the American South, Whiskey means Burbon.
Okay.... you got me going now.
I grew up in the deep South and my mark of distinction as a young lad was
drinking Bourbon and Coke... God knows why as I look back on it through the
fog of too many decades. But I never ever had a Burbon and Coke.
While the Scots may be frugal with letters, let's not over do it and ruin a
perfectly good whiskey. From the dictionary.... Bourbon definition #4) Also
called bourbon whiskey. a straight whiskey distilled from a mash having 51%
or more corn: orig. the corn whiskey produced in Bourbon County, Kentucky
(USA)..... The first three definitions all have to do with royalty and
So... Wisk me to the whiskey cuz the bourbon's a burden.....
Sorry about the bad pun-like fun. Better than wining.
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