Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold
I'm told that if you refer to it as bourbon in Lynchburg, Tennessee.....you'll be hung, drawn and quartered for heresy. Apparently the purists have always defined it as a "Tennesse whiskey"
From Wiki: Although the product generally meets the regulatory criteria for classification as a straight bourbon, the company disavows this classification and markets it simply as Tennessee whiskey rather than as Tennessee bourbon
As an Aussie lad far removed from the deep south, who am I to argue, uncle? I just like getting pissed on the stuff!! :-)
Wise man. My family's from Tennessee. You're better off not messing with them, lol. Just drink the whiskey.