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From cognac to bourbon, rye to añejo tequila, many of our beloved spirits spend years aging in wooden casks.
In Kentucky the bourbon distillers have had to increase their payrolls by 77 per cent in two years to meet the demand.
“I would enjoy having some Kentucky bourbon,” President Obama said on Wednesday.
And Obama suggested that he and McConnell could share some Kentucky bourbon.
For a short time there was Zima Gold, which was slightly amber and almost had bourbon like taste to it — for the manly Zima man.
Commercially this was of first-rate importance, while politically it counterbalanced the alliance of the Bourbon courts.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
He began with an ivory toddy-stick to convert sugar and Bourbon into sirup.The Seven Darlings|Gouverneur Morris
That colour had been chosen in compliment to the House of Bourbon.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Garibaldi with his immortal Thousand landed at Marsala, and the whole rotten fabric of the Bourbon government collapsed.
Do you know what Bourbon is, father,—particularly a Bourbon ear?Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
British Dictionary definitions for bourbon (1 of 2)
Word Origin for bourbon
British Dictionary definitions for bourbon (2 of 2)
- a member of the European royal line that ruled in France from 1589 to 1793 (when Louis XVI was executed by the revolutionaries) and was restored in 1815, continuing to rule in its Orleans branch from 1830 until 1848. Bourbon dynasties also ruled in Spain (1700–1808; 1813–1931) and Naples and Sicily (1734–1806; 1815–1860)
- (as modifier)the Bourbon kings