What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Scotch? – Maryland Bartending Academy

All Scotches and Bourbons are whiskeys, but some whiskeys aren’t Bourbons, some aren’t Scotches, and no Scotches are Bourbons. Sound confusing? It’s actually pretty simple. Here’s what differentiates Bourbon from Scotch. Bourbon Bourbon whiskey was first distilled in Bourbon County, Kentucky, which gave the drink its name. For a whiskey to be a Bourbon, [...]