How your favorite types of booze are created: a visual breakdown

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How your favorite types of booze are created: a visual breakdown
How your favorite types of booze are created: a visual breakdown

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You may have thought that the bourbon you're drinking was made from corn mash, rock 'n' roll & America, and you'd be 2/3 right -- but what makes up the rest of it? We decided to clear up that mystery, awesome infographic-style, for 19 of your favorite types of booze (and Zima), showing you the ingredients and the processes that go into making your drink, from rolling hills of grain to your bar's secret Zima bunker.

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Adam Lapetina is a food/drink staff writer at Thrillist, and wholeheartedly believes that the best things in life are fried. Read his musings on Twitter at @adamlapetina.

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