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Holderman
01-28-2011, 14:24
Hey guys do you know if there is any handy chart which lists bourbons by their rye vs wheat content? I've read a few posts regarding predominatly rye or wheat Bourbons, but thought maybe I could find a list with percentage.

Thanks for all the knowledge.

OscarV
01-28-2011, 14:36
Most distilleries keep their mashbills secret.
Four Roses uses two mashbills one of 35% rye the other 20%.
See post #22 in the link below for further detail.
http://www.straightbourbon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13638&page=3&highlight=four+roses+recipes

Buffalo Trace also uses two mashbills I'm not sure of the percentages, maybe someone else will chime in.
That is 2 for their ryed bourbons. They also have a wheated recipe.

nblair
01-28-2011, 14:53
If you're looking for exact percentages I would check out Gary Regan's The Book of Bourbon and The World Atlas of Whisky: More Than 350 Expressions Tasted - More Than 150 Distilleries Explored by David Broom. I believe they list the percentages if the distilleries were willing to give them out. Unfortunately, I don't have either one to help you out.