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Whisky Glossary : Beading

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.

 
 

Issue 122 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 122

Is Craft an Expression of Skill, Aberlour, Flavoured Whiskies, Glen Grant

 

Beading

A quick but imprecise way of judging alcoholic strength. If you shake a bottle of whisk(e)y tiny bubbles appear. The greater the alcohol content the bigger and longer-lasting the bubbles will be.

Dial B for blends
In the second of our ‘back to basics'guides Dominic Roskrow looks at the letter B and in particular blends

November 2006, Issue 60, page 74

 

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