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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...

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