In the 1830's a tavern-keeper in Louisville, Kentucky named Augustus Bulleit began experimenting with different recipes in order to create a unique bourbon. At the time, it was common for bartenders and salon-owners to create their own whiskeys? they often added caramel, tobacco or rock candy in order to produce their signature drinks. After countless trials, Bulleit finally settled on a recipe that produced the perfect bourbon.
Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects.
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