14 Most Popular Bourbons for Beginners

a stylish shot of woodford reserve the best bourbon for beginners

Bourbon is a popular American whiskey that’s enjoyed by many, but it can be overwhelming for beginners who are just starting to explore the world of whiskey. That’s why it’s important to find the best bourbon for beginners, which is a smooth and easy-to-drink whiskey that won’t overpower your palate.

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The best bourbon for beginners is one that’s light on the tongue, with a sweet and mellow flavor that’s not too strong. It’s perfect for those who are new to whiskey and want to ease into the world of bourbon without feeling overwhelmed. It’s also a great drink for those who enjoy a casual and relaxed atmosphere, whether it’s sipping on a glass at home or enjoying a night out with friends. So, if you’re looking for a great bourbon to try, look for one that’s easy to drink and perfect for beginners.

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  1. Four Roses Small Batch was in my pantry for At least 8 years, given as a gift from an industry trade show. The Pandemic work furlough made me bored so I tried it. Here I am today, a bourbon lover having partaked in Woodford Reserve, Buffalo Trace, Uncle Nearest, Whistling Pig, Bulliet.. still newbie to this but what a journey

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