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Whisky Glossary : Bottled in Bond

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 145 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 145

A visit to Highland Park, Willie Cochrane and Claive Vidiz interviewed. Plus we kick off Battle of the Blends series three.

 

Bottled in Bond

North American whisk(e)y, usually bourbon, bottled after four years in cask, at 50 per cent Abv or more. Bourbon: US whiskey made from at least 51 per cent corn, distilled to a maximum of 80 per cent Abv (160 proof) and put into charred new oak barrels at a strength of no more than 62.5 per cent Abv

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We highlight the people who have left a lasting legacy on the whisky world over the years.

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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

From Farm to Bottle
WhistlePig offers a first taste of its own Vermont grown rye

February 2017, Issue 144, page 6

 

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Rittenhouse Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye 4 Years Old 2005
Rye - U.S.A. - 50.00%
7 This is a clever, tricksy rye. Worth a look.

 

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