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Brooks Grain is Kentucky Proud!

Brooks Grain is proud to announce their Kentucky Proud certification.
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5 Ways to Incorporate Whiskey Into Your Summer BBQ

5 ways to use whiskey at a summer BBQ (other than drinking it).
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Reflections on 2019 Craft Spirits Conventions

Another great "convention season" has come and gone.  As craft spirit producers across the country pack up and head back to their stills with fresh ideas, we can't help but reflect on our experiences at ACSA and ADI this year.  The overall tone of the two events speaks volumes about the industry as a whole.    The tradeshow floors bustled with contagious enthusiasm.  Class sessions were filled to the brim with both new and fami...
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Brooks Grain to Exhibit at 2019 ACSA Distiller Convention and Trade Show

The Brooks Grain team is heading to Minneapolis for the American Craft Spirits Association's yearly convention.
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Best Louisville Bars for your Repeal Day Celebration

Happy Repeal Day friends! On this very day in 1933, the United States voted to ratify the 21st (and our personal favorite) Amendment, thereby repealing Prohibition once and for all and declaring the 18th Amendment null and void after 13 years! Elated Americans rushed to previously boarded up bars and distillers began to shake the dust off their beloved stills. Alcohol production became regulated again as the business crawled out from its underground hiding places. The beverage industry was ...
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CGB and Brooks Grain Mill Coming Soon

A new milling and bagging facility update.
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Distilling 101 – A Moonshine University Experience

It’s the beginning of my second week in my new role as a Sales Professional for Brooks Grain.  As a newcomer to the industry, I’m excited (and, admittedly, a little nervous) about the week ahead.  I’m about to begin the six-day distillers course at Moonshine University in Louisville, Kentucky! Moonshine University brings together the “who’s who” of the distilling industry to teach professionals, enthusiasts, vendors, and entrepreneurs an all-inc...
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USDA/FAS Grain: World Markets and Trade Report, January 2014

A link to the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) and FAS (Foreign Agriculture Service) updated information on the markets and trade of grain worldwide.  For rye, see pages 31-33.
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Production Process

The typical grain mixture for bourbon, known as the mash bill, is a minimum of 51% corn, with the remainder being wheat, rye, and/or malted barley.[1] A mash bill that contains wheat instead of rye produces what is known as a wheated bourbon. The grain is ground and mixed with water. Usually, though not always, mash from a previous distillation is added to ensure a consistent pH across batches, and a mash produced in that manner is referred to as...
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Bourbon Defined

Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey – a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn. The name of the spirit derives from its historical association with an area known as Old Bourbon, around what is now Bourbon County, Kentucky (which, in turn, was named after the French House of Bourbon royal family). It has been produced since the 18th century.[1] While it may be made anywhere in the United States, it is strongly associated with the American South in general, and Kentu...
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