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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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Glen Grant 18 Year Old Rare Edition Rothes Speyside Single Malt WhiskyGlen Grant 18 Year Old Rare Edition Rothes Speyside Single Malt Whisky

A brilliant inventor, a notoriously charismatic entertainer, and an unconventional world traveler, James "The Major" Grant inherited the Glen Grant Distillery, nestled in the rolling green hills of Rothes, Speyside... Read more

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Hibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese WhiskyHibiki 17 Year Old Single Malt Japanese Whisky

Nose: Peach, Apricot, Melon, Rose, Lily and Lemon Leaf.
Palate: Toffee, Black Cherries, Vanilla and Mizunara (Japanese Oak)
Finish: Sweet, Fruity with Lychee Aftertaste.

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Selection of Scottish Malts Whisky available from Spirits By Post

Scapa 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyScapa 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Scapa

Colour/Appearance: Gold yellow.
Nose: Spicy and fruity, half-dried apricots, peaty, honey, hazelnuts.
Palate: Round and sweet, nuttiness, honeyed, balanced oak, leather and caramelised notes.
Finish: Short, cinnamon lingers.

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Highland Park Capella Special Edition Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Capella Special Edition Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Dark Amber.
Nose: Honey, apricot, plum, a little smoked and salty.
Palate: Light influence of sherry: caramel, vanilla, fruit cake. A little creamy. Pretty alive in attack, then it softens afterwards.

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Scapa 1980 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch WhiskyScapa 1980 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Distillery:  Scapa

Colour/Appearance: Light Gold.
Nose: Rich, spices, cinnamon, honey, zest, barley, sweet cereals.
Palate: Honey, juicy barley, notes of orange and cacao, oaky and winter spices.
Finish: Spicy, long and warming.

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Highland Park Thor - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park Thor - The Valhalla Collection 16 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

Colour/Appearance: Fair gold. Nose:Mild sweet smoke, green apple, sweet butter icing, coconut and cream, lemon peal. Palate:Vanilla cream, spiciness, marmalade, cinnamon spice, oaky spice, leafy green notes, bark and damp twigs. Finish: Gentle spice, warming.

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Highland Park The Valhalla Collection Set Single Malt WhiskyHighland Park The Valhalla Collection Set Single Malt Whisky

Distillery:  Highland Park

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