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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

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#bourbonday #nationalbourbonday

Other holidays celebrated in June include Father’s Day, World Blood Donor Day, Eat Your Vegetables Day, Best Friends Day and many more!!

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