What can you mix bourbon with?

What can you mix bourbon with?

Bourbon Mixers

  • Water.
  • Coca-Cola.
  • Soda water.
  • Ginger ale, ginger beer or ginger syrup and soda.
  • Homemade Eggnog.
  • Apple Cider.
  • Coffee.
  • Angostura bitters.

What makes a bourbon expensive?

Bourbon producers have ramped up production, that's no secret. But what they can't naturally ramp up is the amount of honey barrels that they produce. Those honey barrels are turned into some of the most exquisite bourbons filling some of the best looking bottles and demanding the highest prices.

Why is Pappy bourbon so expensive?

Most casks usually lose about 2 percent of a barrel in maturation per year. For a five year whiskey, you haven't lost that much, so there's still a lot of alcohol to distribute those flavors. Casks with bourbon aging 20 years can expect to lose almost 40% and that percentage only increases as time does.

What are the most expensive bottles of bourbon?

Most Expensive Whiskey Bourbon
Wine NameRegionAvg Price
Old Rip Van Winkle 25 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, USAKentucky$32,602
The Last Drop Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky, USAKentucky$17,472
Eagle Rare 'Double Eagle Very Rare' 20 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, USAKentucky$16,450

Is there a difference between cheap and expensive bourbon?

Most of these whiskies are known for being cheap and on the harsh side – and are frequently mixed with sodas or other flavored mixers to tone down the flavor. Cheap ones can frequently be bought under $25. Even expensive brands do not cost much – the term “expensive” usually means they cost over $30.

Why is bourbon more expensive than whiskey?

Bourbon is made from corn (the liquor must be a minimum of 51% corn to qualify asbourbon”), which is, in general, a lot cheaper than barley – dirt cheap, in fact, by comparison. Plus, grain prices in the US are significantly lower than what it costs in Scotland.