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FoodWhat’s the Difference Between Whiskey, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye?

20:10  14 september  2019
20:10  14 september  2019 Source:   eater.com

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Scotch is whisky made in Scotland , while bourbon is whiskey made in the U. S .A, generally The difference between Tennessee Whiskey , like Jack Daniel’ s , for example, and Bourbon is that after On top of these types of whiskey , we also have Rye , which can refer either to American rye whiskey

Now, for the differences between Scotch , bourbon , and rye . A whisky cannot be called Scotch unless it is entirely produced and bottled in Scotland . Bourbon , a whiskey that was first produced in Kentucky, U. S ., uses at least 51 percent mash from corn in its production.

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Whiskey, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye?

Lots to unpack here. The basics, according to Encyclopedia Britannica:

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Just what is the difference between “ whiskey ” and “ whisky ”? And while we are at it, how do Scotch , bourbon , and rye figure in all of this? Generally speaking, whiskey (or whisky ) can be any of a variety of distilled liquors that are made from a fermented mash of cereal grains and aged in wooden

Whiskey , unlike Bourbon , can be distilled with barley, rye , wheat, and corn and even malted barley and malted rye . What is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey ? Bourbon and whiskey are two popular alcoholic beverages all over the world. Bourbon is a type of whiskey

Whiskey (or whisky) can be any of a variety of distilled liquors that are made from a fermented mash of cereal grains and aged in wooden containers, which are usually constructed of oak. Commonly used grains are corn, barley malt, rye, and wheat.

The difference between whiskey and whisky is where the stuff is made: in the United States and Ireland, it’s spelled “whiskey”; in Scotland, Canada, and Japan, it’s “whisky.”

Now, for the differences between Scotch, bourbon, and rye. Back to Encyclopedia Britannica:

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What about the differences between bourbon and whiskey ? Learn all about it here. Bourbon whiskey is distilled from corn mash; specifically, a whiskey distilled from a mash containing at least 51 percent corn, the rest being malt and rye , and aged in new charred oak containers.

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Scotch is a whisky (no e) that gets its distinctive smoky flavor from the process in which it is made: the grain, primarily barley, is malted and then heated over a peat fire. A whisky cannot be called Scotch unless it is entirely produced and bottled in Scotland.

Bourbon, a whiskey that was first produced in Kentucky, U.S., uses at least 51 percent mash from corn in its production. It also uses a sour mash process — that is, the mash is fermented with yeast and includes a portion from a mash that has already been fermented. U.S. regulations specify that in order for a whiskey to be called bourbon, it must be made in the United States.

And rye whiskey? It’s a whiskey that uses a rye mash or a rye and malt mash. In the United States, regulations stipulate that the mash must be at least 51 percent rye in order for it to be called rye whiskey. In Canada, regulations do not specify a minimum percentage of rye.

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In American Rye whiskey must be made from a mash made from no less than 51% rye . The other ingredients commonly used include corn and barley. I recently asked the manager of a local liquor store what was the difference between Irish whiskey , whiskey and bourbon and he could not

Bourbon in the USA. Bourbon and rye , meanwhile, are native American spirits. Aside from the point of origin, what differentiates variants of whiskey — or whisky Single-malt scotch whisky is made at a single distillery, exclusively from malted barley, and must be aged for at least three years in oak casks.

Flavor-wise, Scotch is smoky, bourbon is sweet, and rye is more astringent than the two others, making it particularly suitable to cocktails.

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