4 delicious Four Roses bourbons (and when golfers should drink them on the course)
Whereas Scotch, the phrase golfers most commonly associate with whiskey, is made in Scotland from fermented barley, bourbon is a made from a mash of predominantly corn — thought most bourbon has varying amounts of other grains, like wheat and rye. And while it can, technically be made anywhere, it’s most common in the United States.
When I fancy some bourbon — it always seems to hit the spot after a sunny, hot round — I’ll often reach for a Four Roses expression. I’ve been a longtime fan of the single barrel, but recently I’ve had the chance to try a few other of the company’s products. Here’s a quick rundown of all the ones I’ve tried, and when you should consider pouring a glass for yourself.