Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Bourbon

    • What Makes Bourbon Bourbon

    • What's on the Label

  • 2

    The Process of Making Bourbon

    • Bourbon Making

    • Distillation

    • HeadsHeartsTails.pdf

  • 3

    The Barrel, The Rick House and Aging

    • How a Bourbon Barrel Is Made

    • How the Bourbon Ages in the Barrel

    • The Rickhouse

  • 4

    The Art of Bourbon

    • The Master of Bourbon

    • Mingling Bourbon

  • 5

    Tasting Bourbon

    • 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

  • 6

    Blind Tasting and Hosting Your Own Bourbon Tasting

    • How to Do a Blind Tasting

    • How to Host a Live Bourbon Tasting

    • Resources for Tasting

  • 8

    Bourbon Brands

    • Intro

    • The Major Distilleries and Who Owns Them

    • The History of Bourbon Brands