Bourbon is a type of American whiskey, and it is a barrel-aged distilled liquor made from corn. The name derives from the French Bourbon dynasty. Bourbon may be made anywhere in the United States, and it is strongly associated with America and made up about two-thirds of the $1.6 billion of the United States. The special thing about bourbon is it is made with 51 percent of corn and a mixture of grains. This type of corn gives bourbon its distinctive sweet flavor. Elijah Craig has invented the bourbon; he has the father of the bourbon. It is a delicious smoky flavor, and it has free of additives. This Distillers derived $3.6 billion from bourbon and Tennessee whiskey sold in the United States. When you can buy a bottle of bourbon it will be the purest form. The sweet flavor is the main characteristic of the bourbon.