bourbon bourbon  /ˈbɜr bən/


  1. (n) a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
  2. (n) whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels
  3. (n) a member of the European royal family that ruled France
  4. (n) a European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily


  • Though he is the campaign manager for Mike Huckabee, a dry Baptist pastor, he would still stock bottles of Maker's Mark bourbon on the candidate's chartered flights.


  1. Talking supper with local chef Moore

    Mike Moore is the chef and owner of Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder. / Cindy Kunst/Special to the Citizen-Times Asheville goes to Charleston when Blind Pig Supper Club joins forces with Charleston-based supper club Guerrilla Cuisine.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  2. "Distillers Duck Hunt" Bourbon Dinner at 116 Crown June 26

    116 Crown, 116 Crown Street, New Haven, welcomes Four Roses master distiller Jim Rutledge for a special bourbon dinner event June 26 at 6 p.m.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Cincinnati looks to capitalize on alcohol tourism

    Kentucky has its bourbon distilleries, St. Louis its Budweiser factory, Napa and Sonoma their wineries, and cities from San Diego to Philadelphia have turned into meccas for beer lovers looking for local ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. "This is a tough town to accomplish some of the things you want to in football because you have some distractions. You can go down to Bourbon Street and the French Quarter. You have casinos. You have the daiquiri stands," Payton said....
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Sean Payton Source: Forbes

  2. "I did play in the Sugar Bowl when I was in college and it wasn't very good for the Gators, on the field and off - and that was on Bourbon Street," Shockey recalled.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Jeremy Shockey Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "They had me pouring a bourbon instead of a Budweiser," Feeney joked.
    on May 22, 2006 By: Tom Feeney Source: News1130

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