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Get a taste of wheat whiskeys Wednesday night at Johnny's Restaurant

Get a taste of wheat whiskeys Wednesday night at Johnny's Restaurant

For those of you that don't venture up to Roland Park often, it may be news that Johnny's Restaurant holds a monthly Whiskey Wednesday, and this month's is a doozy, featuring the rare world of wheat whiskeys.

A whiskey can only be labeled wheat if it contains 51 percent of the grain in its recipe (as opposed to wheated, which only uses wheat as a minor component). Pappy Van Winkle, what's widely regarded as the best bourbon in the world—people happily buy bottles at anywhere from $600-$900 on the resale market—is well known for using wheat additions instead of the more typical rye to help soften things and make its bourbon smoother with age.

Starting at 8 p.m. on...

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