CINCINNATI - Friday is National Bourbon Day and we have compiled a list of the top 9 local spots to sip on your favorite bourbon.
But before we get to that, let's square away the laws that govern exactly what you can label as "bourbon."
At least 51 percent of the grain used in making the whiskey must be corn and bourbon must be aged for a minimum of two years in new white oak barrels that have been charred, according to StraightBourbon.com.
Nothing can be added at bottling to enhance flavor, add sweetness or alter the color.
And in case you didn't already know: Bourbon can be made anywhere in the United States, though all but a couple brands are made in Kentucky.
Enough of the facts, here is the list (partially thanks to your reviews on Yelp.com) of our Top 9 Tri-State locations to get a bourbon drink: