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Whisky Glossary : Leaching

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 121

Rocky Mountain High, Mixo-gastro, India Drinkers' Guide, Four Roses

 

Leaching

Another name for Charcoal Mellowing

Forest to flask
William M. Dowd heads to the Ozark mountains to investigate Glenmorangie's impressive wood policy.

June 2008, Issue 72, page 12

Happy Birthday Mr Daniel
Over 6 million of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whisky were sold last year. Stuart Maclean Ramsay takes a look at this phenomenon on the eve of the 150th birthday of the distillery's founder, Jack Daniel

November 2000, Issue 12, page 30

Joining the Club
Davin de Kergommeaux visits a Canadian giant.

September 2011, Issue 98, page 40

Strong whisky, stronger women
James Berry examines the growing trend of women drinking whisky, traditionally a male preserve.

February 2001, Issue 14, page 16

The Tennessee question
In the latest in our series looking at whisky terminology,Dominic Roskrow considers the letters k and l and in particular The Lincoln County Process

September 2007, Issue 66, page 74

 

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