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The most basic requirement for bourbon is that it must contain a minimum 51% corn in the mash bill. Traditional bourbons (Knob Creek, Eagle Rare, and Jim Beam, for example) are made up of 70-80% corn, with the balance being a combination of rye and barley.
The three general mash bills used for making bourbon are traditional, high rye, and high wheat. A high rye bourbon will contain 18% or more rye.…
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