What Do You Need To Make Whiskey?

April 2, 2014
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Mash at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, photo by Cynthia Bard Mayes

Mash at the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, photo by Cynthia Bard Mayes

What goes into Whiskey and how much is needed?

The three ingredients in Whiskey: grain, water and yeast.  You need approximately 222lbs or 100kg of grain to make a 600 liter mash.  This will result in 21-23 gallons of whisky at 80 Proof.

Keep the questions coming in!

Adam

Alcohol Professor

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