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American Whiskey

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Scott Gold Whiskey

Scott Gold is the author of The Shameless Carnivore.  He occasionally tends bar at Char No. 4in Brooklyn, NY, a restaurant serving over 150 American whiskeys.  Find Scott's list of affordable spirits here.

Whiskey is distilled from grain and is aged in barrels.  Bourbon is made with a combination of grains.  By law, bourbon must consist of no less than 51% corn and nor more than 79%.  It also contains rye, wheat, malted barley.

Some American whiskeys that Scott recommends include:

Makers Mark - 6 year old wheated bourbon
Basil Hayden's - 80 proof bourbon
Buffalo Trace George T. Stag - 143 proof bourbon

Char No. 4
196 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 643-2106