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Kitchen Dictionary: bourbon

A liquor distilled from fermented grain named for Bourbon County, Kentucky. Straight bourbon is distilled from a mash containing at least 51% corn, and blended bourbon must contain at least 51% straight bourbon. Sour mash bourbon uses a starter from the last batch to ferment the next.


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: 1-2 tsp vanilla extract (+ water, white grape juice or apple juice to get the specified amount of liquid, when liquid matters) = 2 tbsp bourbon; an equal amount of whiskey or sherry; half as much fruit juice or broth (for cooking); 1 tsp vanilla extract + 2 tsp water for every 2 tbsps called for (for cooking)

More Bourbon Recipes
Popular Bourbon Recipes
Grilled Bourbon Salmon
Christmas Rum Balls(Or Bourbon Balls)
Applebee's Bourbon Street Steak

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 fl oz
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 82
Calories from Fat 0 (0%)
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 0.0g 0%

How is this calculated?