National Bourbon Day
National Bourbon Day is celebrated on June 14th. Bourbon is a whiskey. In ordered to be legally considered Bourbon, it must be 51 percent corn, stored in new (not aged) charred-oak barrels and distilled no more than 160 proof and barreled at 125 proof. In 1964, a Congressional Resolution designated Bourbon as America’s native spirit. Since then, there is nowhere else in the world that can make a whiskey and call it Bourbon.
When is National Bourbon Day Celebrated?
Celebrated annually on June 14th
Type of Holiday:
Fun, Food Holiday.
How to Celebrate National Bourbon Day?
- Invite friends over for a drink
- Go out for a drink with friends and family
- Buy a brand of bourbon you have never had and try it
- Buy Hagen Daz bourbon flavored ice cream
Facts/Trivia about the Special Day:
- In 1964, a Congressional Resolution designated Bourbon as America’s native spirit. Since then, there is nowhere else in the world that can make a whiskey and call it Bourbon.
- The most common bourbon drinks are the Old Fashioned, the Manhattan, and the Whiskey Sour.
- To be called straight bourbon it must have sat for at least two years, and can’t have any added flavors or colors.
- Thomas Jefferson was a fan of the alcohol.
- Bourbon has no fat, low in carbs and very little sodium.
- Bourbon is a heart healthy alcohol. It has antioxidant power and it also prevents cholesterol build up the arteries
- Bourbon could help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Famous Birthdays on June 14th:
- Donald Trump – US President
- Lucy Hale – Actress
- Boy George – Singer
- Gunna – Rapper
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