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Whisky Glossary

Whisky Glossary and Definitions

Unlike wine, for example, whisky is not really about mystification, but it does bring its own jargon. Any unusual terms you are likely to come across are described and defined in this section.


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Whisky Magazine Issue 135

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Small grains
Cereal used in the making of rye, bourbon or Tennessee whisky that has grains smaller than those of corn (maize).


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