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Whisky Glossary : Column Still

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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100 Greatest Distilleries to Visit
Our team of writers around the world give you the distilleries you should visit.

December 2011, Issue 100, page 30

A brave new world
Using his knowledge and passion for wine,whisky maker John Hall is creating one of the most iconic Canadian brands, Rob Allanson went to find out why.

November 2007, Issue 67, page 45

A Greener Future
We asked two of our writers to look at the issues affecting Scottish and American producers. The problems may be pressing but there is plenty of innovation out there to keep the industry green

March 2012, Issue 102, page 21

A point of difference
Out man visits the hear of Whyte and Mackay's grain supply

December 2013, Issue 116, page 38

A rare breed (Wild Turkey)
Wild Turkey is an old-fashioned American spirit, full of character, with an ability to seduce all-comers. Stuart Maclean-Ramsay pays his respects.

April 2000, Issue 9, page 38

A right royal return (Carneronbridge)
Tom Bruce-Gardyne finds that Carneronbridge Distillery is ready to return to the public eye after years in the background of the Scottish whisky industry- all thanks to a member of the Royal family

February 2002, Issue 21, page 38

A special relationship
Michael Jackson takes a reflective look at Japan, Scotland and whisky

November 2001, Issue 19, page 24

A spirited career (Tom Aitken)
Ian Buxton looks back at the career of one of the whisky world's titans - Tom Aitken.

December 2007, Issue 68, page 20

A wave of innovation
Our man visits this venerable Canadian distillery that has a few tricks up its sleeve

June 2013, Issue 112, page 42

All in the Mash
Iorwerth Griffiths explores a particularly Irish style

March 2011, Issue 94, page 18

American idols
Most single malts are named after their distilleries, which in turn are mostly place names. Most blended Scotches are named after the merchants who created them although a few, such as Cutty Sark (a s...

July 2006, Issue 57, page 24

At the still
Dave takes us through the production process.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 59

Boom time
Two new distilleries announced in as many months...are we on the brink of a golden time for whisky? Ian Buxton finds out

April 2007, Issue 63, page 26

By the letter
In the latest in the series Dominic Roskrow looks at the letter ‘D'

March 2007, Issue 62, page 78

Celtic Cousins - Reviving part of Welsh culture
The Welsh Whisky Company is in business and impressing whisky experts with its product. Charles MacLean visited it

November 2004, Issue 44, page 22

Celtic resurgence
Is the Emerald Isle worth a visit for whiskey fans? You bet – and particularly in 2007

March 2007, Issue 62, page 38

Cross Border Bourbon
Fred Minnick investigates the Mexican border town which supplied U.S. during prohibition

July 2012, Issue 105, page 52

Don't go against the grain
Despite views to the contrary,grain whisky can be pretty sensational - and great value for money.

March 2006, Issue 54, page 50

Experimental focus
We discover a hive of innovation in Speyside

October 2013, Issue 115, page 44

Family values
The bourbon industry is undergoing a major transformation, and its biggest player isn't going to fall behind. Dominic Roskrow reports on the changes at Jim Beam and its parent company.

June 2009, Issue 80, page 42

From the Editor
From the outset it was the intention of Whisky Magazine to embrace whiskies and whiskeys other than Scotch, and this issue sets the ball rolling with pieces by Tim Atkin, Giles Macdonagh and myself ab...

May 1999, Issue 3, page 5

Global phenomenon
Travelling around the rum world, Dave introduces us to the various styles.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 56

Gone but not forgotten
Robin Brilleman takes a tour of the Scottish Highlands and visits the distilleries that have, over the course of time, ceadsed production but whose malts have left a lasting imprint on whisky history.

April 2001, Issue 15, page 32

High Veldt Drifter
Dave Broom gets a whirlwind tour and finds a man with whisky passion.

October 2011, Issue 99, page 42

Hudson Valley - A New Beginning in Distilling
A sneak preview of New York's newest whiskies

July 2014, Issue 121, page 44

In conversation with Barry Crockett
Charles Maclean talks to Barry Crockett, Master Distiller at Midleton Distillery

April 2001, Issue 15, page 82

In the shadow of Mount Fuji (Gotemba)
Gotemba Distillery enjoys special status in Japan. Dave Broom visited it

July 2006, Issue 57, page 32

Innovative times
By launching a wood finish bourbon Kentucky's Labrot & Graham is merely honouring a long tradition of innovation at the distillery. Our man reports

September 2007, Issue 66, page 52

Ireland Eyes Expansion
Ian Buxton visits a very bullish Midleton distillery

March 2011, Issue 94, page 36

Joining the Club
Davin de Kergommeaux visits a Canadian giant.

September 2011, Issue 98, page 40

Kentucky calling
To really enjoy the bourbon experience of Kentucky you must immerse yourself in the character and culture of the state itself. Our man does exactly that

April 2007, Issue 63, page 36

Kilbeggan's spirits rising
Iorwerth Griffiths looks at the latest developments as Cooley's distilling experiment comes of age.

February 2010, Issue 86, page 40

Liquid education
Charles Cowdery discovers what the Scots taught the world.

October 2008, Issue 75, page 23

Mellowing in Lynchburgh
Davin de Kergommeaux gets under the skin of the Tennessee giant

July 2011, Issue 97, page 28

Prepare for a surprise
The recent World Whiskies Conference had its share of twists and turns.Dave gives his take on some of them

June 2007, Issue 64, page 12

 

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