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Whisky Glossary : High wines

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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High wines

The product of the first Distillation in a batch or Pot Still process. The High wines are distilled for a second time in the spirit still, or Doubler

A bourbon thoroughbred
Stuart Maclean Ramsay was totally sedcued by Kentucky's smallest distillery, which uses Scottish copper pot stills and a rare method of distillation.

December 1999, Issue 7, page 30

At the still
Dave takes us through the production process.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 59

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

April 2001, Issue 15, page 82

Joining the Club
Davin de Kergommeaux visits a Canadian giant.

September 2011, Issue 98, page 40

The heart of Alberta
Our man journeys through the Rockies to reach this distillery

October 2013, Issue 115, page 18

The heart of the matter
In the latest in the series on whisky terms,Dominic Roskrow looks at the letters H,I and J

July 2007, Issue 65, page 78

 

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