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American Bourbon Whiskies

American Bourbon Brands are all listed in a A to Z index in the links below. Remember if there are any missing that should be on the pages please email me at contact@planetwhiskies.com

Bourbons A-D ~~ Bourbons E ~~ Bourbons F - H ~~ Bourbons I - J ~~ Bourbons K - O ~~ Bourbons P - Z

Bourbon History

Bourbon is one of the most famous whisky drinks in America. It has been refined over the last 200 years and people would say its native spirit brought there by Scottish/Irish settlers to Western Pennsylvania so this is where the story of bourbon began. There was a Whisky Rebellion from 1791 -1794 when the setters where forced to pay tax on their whisky production.

Jim Beam - American BourbonBulleit BourbonThere was trouble brewing with this and the government of the time did not want to lose face over this 'crisis' so they offered incentives to producer who moved to Kentucky. But they had to make their whisky with native corn rather than rye. For this the settlers had to grow sixty acres of corn a year and this would be impossible to sell so the easy solution was to make a corn based whisky and this in turn became bourbon named after the county it was first produced in Bourbon County.

So that's the brief history of how bourbon came about. Shortly there will be a link on this page with the timeline of when each of the main brands came onto the world's market place. If you like to see American Distilleries Click here

Selection of American Bourbons

Below is a select of American Bourbons we have on this website. By clicking the links below you will be taken to a page with more details about your selected bourbon and you can also post a comment regarding this bourbon.

Blanton's Gold Edition BourbonJim Beam White Label
Buffalo Trace BourbonL & G Woodford Reserve - Derby 2001 - 127
Deluxe Bourbon 4 Year OldL & G Woodford Reserve Bourbon
Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Bourbon - Small BatchMcAfee's Benchmark No. 8 Straight Bourbon
Fighting Cock 6 Year Old BourbonWild Turkey 101 Bourbon
Four Roses Yellow label Kentucky Straight Bourbon WhiskeyWild Turkey 81 Proof Bourbon
Heaven Hill Straight BourbonWild Turkey Kentucky Spirit
Jim Beam Black 6 Year Old - Triple Aged BourbonWild Turkey Rare Breed
Jim Beam Devil's Cut BourbonWild Turkey Russell's Reserve 10 year old
Jim Beam Red Stag Bourbon - Black Cherry


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Wild Turkey® Bourbon Announces First UK Cocktail Competition To Find Region’s Best Whiskey Bartender - 20th July, 2013

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Wild Turkey Launches Honey Flavoured Bourbon Liqueur, American Honey - 19th April, 2013

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Bowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt WhiskyBowmore 25 Years Old Small Batch Release Islay Single Malt Whisky

Bowmore's celebrated Single Malt has been distilled on this magical island, off the west coast of Scotland, ever since 1779. This makes Bowmore the first of Islay's eight distilleries by chronology certainly (and by taste too, many would say)... Read more

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The Macallan 1824 Master Series Limited Edition WhiskyThe Macallan 1824 Master Series Limited Edition Whisky

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Glenfarclas The Family Cask 1985 Highland Single Malt Scotch WhiskyGlenfarclas The Family Cask 1985 Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Glenfarclas

2016 release, One of 299 bottles - Cask Number 2600, Type Refill Sherry Hogshead The Family Casks collection encapsulates the essential character of our distillery. Each bottle containing it's own unique story and complexity of aromas..... Read more

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Tomintoul 21 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyTomintoul 21 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Tomintoul

Colour/Appearance: Sunglow
Country: Scotland
Region: Speyside
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Glenfiddich 50 Years Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyGlenfiddich 50 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Glenfiddich

Nose: Harmonious, uplifting, vibrant and complex, rose petal and violets, green tobacco leaf,oaky and smoky
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Jura Tastival 2017 Single Malt Scotch WhiskyJura Tastival 2017 Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Jura

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Nose: Black Forest fruits, chewy liquorice, ripe plums and creamy white chocolate
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Highland Park Valkyrie Single Malt Scotch WhiskyHighland Park Valkyrie Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Plunging down from the dark heavens, the Valkyries would descend like avenging angels on horseback to comb the battlefields for the bravest of the fallen warriors, heroes fit to enter the great Norse god Odin's hall, Valhalla... Read more

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