Videos Bourbon 101 The origins of bourbon are a hotly contested topic full of legend and myth. Some say the name originated from the House of Bourbon, a royal family from France. Rye & Tennessee Whiskey While bourbon may reign supreme among American whiskeys, it’s not the only whiskey made here. In fact, Jack Daniel’s, the most popular whiskey brand in America, is not a bourbon but a Tennessee whiskey. Bourbon Brands While it’s no secret bourbon can legally be made in any American state, there’s an indelible link between Kentucky and America’s native spirit. Speciality Bourbon Brands Everything you ever wanted to know about America’s favorite brown spirit, including, of course, the best bottles you can actually buy.