Shots Box Whiskey Knowledge: Know the Differences between Bourbon, Scotch

World Whiskey Day is approaching next month, and Shots Box, a bi-monthly whiskey subscription service, is sharing some key things to know about two of the most famous varieties of whiskey: Bourbon and Scotch. Although the two spirits share many similarities, like sharing the same minimum alcohol content (40%), they share some subtle differences that many enthusiasts may not be aware of:
Whiskey is a distilled alcoholic drink made from fermented grain mash, but what makes Bourbon and Scotch whiskey distinct from one another? Here’s a quick rundown of some of the key differences between the two:
According to Federal regulations, Bourbon whiskey MUST:
Scotch whiskey:
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