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Ulrich

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Or fake it for publicity smh
Huh???

A. It's not fake.
B. It's a special blend that's extremely smooth and not as smokey as Black.
C. Real thought went into the packaging as it changes when cold - meant to be stored in the freezer.
D. it's more than just White Walker, they have tie-ins to the other GoT houses with specific distilleries aligned with specific Westeros houses for geographic and cultural reasons:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2018/10/01/game-thrones-scotch-whisky-single-malts/1441836002/
 

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Huh???

A. It's not fake.
B. It's a special blend that's extremely smooth and not as smokey as Black.
C. Real thought went into the packaging as it changes when cold - meant to be stored in the freezer.
D. it's more than just White Walker, they have tie-ins to the other GoT houses with specific distilleries aligned with specific Westeros houses for geographic and cultural reasons:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2018/10/01/game-thrones-scotch-whisky-single-malts/1441836002/
Haha I know it's not fake, I was going with adam adam's analogy.
 
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also i just picked up a bottle of this. and i know its not real bourbon because its not from kentucky. but they call it bourbon and im super excited to try it.
Legally, bourbon has to be made in the USA. Any state qualifies. Other requirements involve the grain composition, aging in new oak barrels, proof, etc. But Kentucky has nothing to do with it, except as marketing. Tennessee whiskey meets all the legal requirements of bourbon, though both Kentucky bourbon manufacturers and Tennessee whiskey manufacturers pretend they are distinct. Unlike bourbon and Kentucky, Tennessee whiskey does have to be made in Tennessee. That's a legal requirement.

Kentucky has a county named Bourbon. New Orleans has a Bourbon Street. Both of those, and the whiskey, are named after the French dynasty, which has nothing to do with the whiskey

This is the second Venn diagram I need today.
 

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Legally, bourbon has to be made in the USA. Any state qualifies. Other requirements involve the grain composition, aging in new oak barrels, proof, etc. But Kentucky has nothing to do with it, except as marketing. Tennessee whiskey meets all the legal requirements of bourbon, though both Kentucky bourbon manufacturers and Tennessee whiskey manufacturers pretend they are distinct. Unlike bourbon and Kentucky, Tennessee whiskey does have to be made in Tennessee. That's a legal requirement.

Kentucky has a county named Bourbon. New Orleans has a Bourbon Street. Both of those, and the whiskey, are named after the French dynasty, which has nothing to do with the whiskey

This is the second Venn diagram I need today.
just FEELS less authentic regardless of the legality. Hopefully, it doesnt taste that way.
 

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Past scotch posts have set a precedent that scotch posts are kosher on the bourbon thread.
All scotch and bourbon is automatically kosher. Though some argue it’s not if aged in a sherry cask.