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Whisky Glossary : Chill Filtration

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

 

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.

A Maverick State
Can an area steeped in as much tradition as Speyside produce a few true modern mavericks? Neil Ridley catches up with the free thinkers, and the liquid, that have changed the course of thinking in the...

March 2013, Issue 110, page 34

Blending the Ingredients
The man behind a Canadian transformation

June 2013, Issue 112, page 35

Distiller making a spirit of the air (Balblair)
Ian Buxton visits Balblair

November 2004, Issue 44, page 30

Feet firmly on the ground (Mary O'Shea - Heathrow)
In the latest in his series, Richard Jones talks to Mary O'Shea, who is a whisky consultant at Heathrow Airport

November 2004, Issue 44, page 55

Mixing it!
Does the art of blending vary with the size of the operation? Richard Jones talks to John Glaser of Compass Box and John Ramsay of The Famous Grouse

July 2005, Issue 49, page 30

The C Words
In the latest in his series defining whisky terms Dominic Roskrow looks at the letter C

January 2007, Issue 61, page 74

The chill factor
Ironically few subjects are likely to make a whisky aficionado's blood boil quicker than that of chill filtering. Ian Wisniewski presents the arguments

September 2003, Issue 33, page 64

 

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