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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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Bourbon
US whiskey made from at least 51% corn, distilled to a maximum of 80% abv (160 proof) and put into charred new oak barrels at a strength of no more than 62.5% abv.

 

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