Barrel to Bottle w/Binny’s Beverage Depot, Ep 3: American Whiskey explained, bourbon v. rye, and the mystery of allocated whiskey

In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, barrels of whiskey are stored at the George Dickel distillery near Tullahoma, Tenn. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

Hosts Kristen Ellis and Jeff Carlin are joined by the world-renowned Whiskey Hotline on this episode of Barrel to Bottle with Binny’s Beverage Depot. Special guests Brett Pontoni and Joe Maloney explain the basics of American Whiskey. What’s the difference between bourbon and rye? And what about those mysterious allocated whiskeys?

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