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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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Chill Filtration
Whisk(e)y is often chilled before bottling to remove congeners which would otherwise cause hazing if the whisk(e)y were stored at low temperatures.

 

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