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NV Echo Spring Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, USA

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $27   From: $19   To: $58

Price History for NV Echo Spring Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, USA
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Bourbon is a style of corn-based, barrel-aged whiskey that originated in the southern states of the U.S. The vast majority of bourbon is made in Kentucky, which remains its spiritual home. Other states produce bourbon however, particularly Kentucky's neighbor Tennessee. Under the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1994, Tennessee whisky can be classified as bourbon, although a number of well-known Tennessee whiskey producers opt not to use the term. Other states which produce bourbon include New York, Virginia, Illinois, Colorado and Massachusetts.

The name bourbon comes from Bourbon County in northeastern Kentucky. The county was named in honor of the House of Bourbon, the royal dynasty that ruled France at the time of American colonization. This French connection re ...more


Region
  • The United States has confidently come of age as one of the world's top wine-producing nations. Its reputation may be founded on the global fame of Napa and Sonoma, but the U.S. is home to countless lesser-known wine regions producing world-class wines (obvious examples include Oregon's Willamette Valley and the New York Finger Lakes). Wine has been made in The States for around 400 years, but it is only in the last 40 that American wine really began to earn respect on a global scale. The U.S. is now the world's fourth-biggest wine-producing nation (behind France, Italy and Spain) and produces roughly 18.5 million hectoliters each year.

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