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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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Pot ale
Also known as burnt ale or spent wash. High-protein residue from a still, mixed with draff to make animal feed.

 

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