sour mash

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a mash with optimum acidity for yeast fermentation

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any whiskey distilled from sour mash

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James Crow, a Scottish doctor and chemist, who, while working at a Kentucky distillery in 1835, invented the sour-mash method, now a hallmark of both bourbon and Tennessee whiskies.
Though not legally required, bourbons and Tennesse whiskies are made using the sour-mash method.