Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Bourbon

    • Welcome to Learning to Taste Bourbon Like a Pro

    • What Makes Bourbon Bourbon

    • What's on the Label

    • What's Next?

  • 2

    The Process of Making Bourbon

    • Intro

    • Bourbon Making

    • Distillation

    • HeadsHeartsTails.pdf

    • What's Next?

  • 3

    The Barrel, The Rick House and Aging

    • Intro

    • How a Bourbon Barrel Is Made

    • How the Bourbon Ages in the Barrel

    • The Rickhouse

    • What's Next

  • 4

    The Art of Bourbon

    • Intro

    • The Master of Bourbon

    • Mingling Bourbon

    • What's Next

  • 5

    Tasting Bourbon

    • Intro

    • Learning to Taste

    • Why Does Bourbon Burn?

    • How to Get Past the Burn

    • How to Taste Bourbon

    • The Kentucky Chew - Tasting Bourbon with Fred Noe of Jim beam

    • What's Next?

  • 6

    Blind Tasting and Hosting Your Own Bourbon Tasting

    • Intro

    • How to Do a Blind Tasting

    • How to Host a Live Bourbon Tasting

    • What's Next

    • Resources for Tasting

  • 7

    Bourbon History

    • Intro

    • Bourbon History - A Timeline

    • What's Next?

    • Documentaries about Bourbon

  • 8

    Bourbon Brands

    • Intro

    • The Major Distilleries and Who Owns Them

    • The History of Bourbon Brands

    • What's Next?

  • 9

    Whisk(e)ys of the World

    • Intro

    • Bourbon Nosing Kit

    • Whisk(e)ys of the World - Irish Whiskey

    • Whiskys of the World - Scotch

    • Whisk(e)ys of the World - Japanese Whisky

    • What's Next?

    • Tennessee Whiskey

    • Rye Whiskey

    • Canadian.pdf

  • 10

    Live Tastings Class 1 - January 2021

    • Live-Tasting-1- Rye Vs. Wheated Bourbon

    • Live-Tasting-2- High Rye Bourbons

    • Live Tasting 3 - Wheated Bourbons

    • Live Tasting 4 - Best-Selling Bourbon in the World

    • Live Tasting 5 - Four Roses Vertical

    • Live Tasting 6 - Maker's Mark Vertical

    • Live Tasting 7 - Bottled in Bond

    • Live Tasting 8 - 10Yr Bourbons

    • Live Tasting 9 - Barrel Strength