Silver Star 1849 Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon /45% ABV / Texas, United States
- Texas, United States
Made from my preferred mash of corn, rye and barley and aged in 30-gallon white oak barrel for just over 3 years. A hand-picked blend of corn, rye and barley. 1849 has the profile that bourbon drinkers are seeking. After resting in 30-gallon charred oak barrels, 1849 presents flavors of caramel, vanilla, slight maple with a white peppery, chocolate finish.View all products by Silver Star SpritsCalifornia Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING
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Because of the liquor’s aging process variation, bourbon’s colors range from light amber to dark caramel and each bottle must contain at least 40% ABV. Bourbon can only be called bourbon if it’s aged in an oak barrel; barrels must be new and are pre-charred to help the liquid extract as much flavor as possible from the wood.
While both whiskey and bourbon are made from the same base ingredients (a predominantly corn mash, yeast and water), a spirit can only be called bourbon if it’s crafted in the United States, surpasses a minimum 40% ABV and is aged in new, charred, white oak barrels. Bourbons are generally on the younger side of the whiskey family (compared to older whiskies like scotch) and thus deliver a sweeter profile.
Raise a glass to science: While rye, barley and wheat all contain the gluten protein, the actual gluten is removed during the bourbon’s distillation process, in which the gluten molecules are separated from the actual distillate used to make the final product.