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    Re: Kentucky Distillersís Association Sues Sazerac

    Quote Originally Posted by ErichPryde View Post
    Bourbon, as defined by law, is an american spirit. it can be distilled in kentucky or in texas, but not in australia.
    I wouldn't complain if they set up shop here in South East Queensland!!!
    They wouldn't even have to call it bourbon as long as it tasted like the batches made in Kentucky...
    "One Scotch, One Bourbon and One Beer!"

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    Re: Kentucky Distillersís Association Sues Sazerac

    Depending on the local laws, and whether or not Australia has by treaty agreed to protect the name 'bourbon,' you might be able to call your product 'bourbon' locally, but you'll never be able to import it into the United States under that name.

 

 

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