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.
A journey round Islay, visits to Maker's Mark and Penderyn, and the conclusion to our trip down the Rockies
Sour mash whiskey
Bourbon or Tennessee whiskey made using at least 25 per cent backset; soured yeast mash; a fermentation period of at least 72 hours.