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Whisky Glossary : Drum Maltings

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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Whisky Magazine Issue 122

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

 

Drum Maltings

Maltings where Malting is carried out in large drums that turn the grain mechanically.

A balance of tradition and efficiency (Speyburn)
Deanston Distillery is something of a hidden gem. Ian Buxton visited it

April 2006, Issue 55, page 26

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

March 2007, Issue 62, page 78

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

Taking the Floor
Ian Wisniewski looks at the rise of commercial maltings, and how they compare to floor maltings

June 2012, Issue 104, page 30

The crazy world of James Grant
With Glen Grant up for sale it's timely to look at the man behind the distillery. Iain Russell reports

January 2006, Issue 53, page 48

Unique name, Major distillery (Glen Grant)
Ian Buxton visits the picturesque and constantly surprising Glen Grant distillery in Speyside

March 2005, Issue 46, page 34

 

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