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Remember that four part series I did a while back about the process of becoming a Citizen Bourbon Ambassador?  In 

part I, I talked about the different ways in which you can learn about bourbon, from following 

to taking a bourbon education class at 


Whiskey Bar
.  In 

part II, I talked about trying new bourbons at events and festivals, such as 

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival 


the Legends Series.  In 

Part III, I talked about touring distilleries, and in 

Part IV, I talked about bourbon as a food group (see my Bourbon Soaked Easter Dinner menu 


Well, now it's Derby time in Louisville, and if you haven't started your Citizen Bourbon Ambassador training yet, there's no time like the present.  Here's an 


from Maker's Mark about the basics of bourbon-what makes it bourbon and not whiskey.  This is the perfect starting point for your bourbon education.

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About Maggie Kimberl

I'm a Louisville native with a passion for traveling and homegrown tomatoes. I originally intended to cover food and dining news and reviews for, but I've found so much interesting bourbon news out there I'm now the unofficial Bourbon Editor. See bourbon news happening? Contact me!

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