Tennessee whiskey

Tennessee whiskey is a type of American whiskey produced in the state of Tennessee. The whiskey is generally similar to bourbon, in that it is composed of a mash of 51 - 80 per cent corn, or maize, and is aged in new, charred oak barrels for a minimim of two years. The difference between the two is that Tennessee whiskey must undergo the "Lincoln County process", which requires that the whiskey be filtered through an aproximatly 10 foot thick layer of maple charcoal. This step is considered to give the whiskey a distinctive flavor and also makes it unusually mild.

List of Tennessee whiskeys

''See also: Corn whiskey, Moonshine, distillation



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