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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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Uisge beatha
Gaelic for 'water of life', in time abbreviated and corrupted to 'whisky'.

 

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