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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As bourbon, but filtered through a minimum of 10 feet of sugar-maple charcoal. This is not a legal requirement, but is the method by which Tennessee whiskies are currently produced.
See also : Straight whiskey
100 Greatest Whisky People
We highlight the people who have left a lasting legacy on the whisky world over the years.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 16
A new frontier
Jonathan McCormick looks at selling bourbon to the Scots.
January 2009, Issue 77, page 20
A nobel cause
William Faulkner may not have made many positive references to whisky in his work, but he was a great lover of Tennessee's finest. Jerrerson Chase finds out
February 2002, Issue 21, page 77
A Real Revival
Ian Buxton looks at the resurrection of a distillery
July 2012, Issue 105, page 34
Are we running out
Probably not, says Charles Cowdery, but supplies are as tight as they have been in many years
March 2006, Issue 54, page 56
Joe Bates heads across the American border
July 2008, Issue 73, page 34
Gary Regan & Mardee Haidin Regan guide us through the process of whiskey-making American-style
October 1999, Issue 6, page 54
Even though Thanksgiving falls on a Thursday each year, which means we do not have the luxury of a week-end immediately beforehand to prepare for it or one straight after to recover, it does not mean ...
October 1999, Issue 6, page 37
Ian Wisniewski asks what is the Lincoln County process, and what influence does it have?
July 2011, Issue 97, page 26
Fine American Dining
Charles K. Cowdery goes in search of the Bourbon restaurant experience
February 2012, Issue 101, page 53
From Bardstown to Brooklyn
Charles Cowdrey reports on a one-woman crusadeto bring Kentucky's finest in to the Big Apple
October 2005, Issue 51, page 48
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
Rob Allanson takes an educational trip through America's whiskey heartland
July 2007, Issue 65, page 18
Jack and George
In the latest in our series we look at the letters T,U,V,and consider Tennessee whiskey
October 2008, Issue 75, page 33
Jack's No.7 heaven (Jack Daniel's)
Jack Daniel's is bucking the trend in many markets and going from strength to strength. Dominic Roskrow went to Lynchburg to find out why
March 2007, Issue 62, page 32
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January 2008, Issue 69, page 74
Let a thousand distilleries Bloom
A recent buy-out suggests that the American micro-distillery revolution means business. Charles K. Cowdery reports.
July 2010, Issue 89, page 14
Mellowing in Lynchburgh
Davin de Kergommeaux gets under the skin of the Tennessee giant
July 2011, Issue 97, page 28
New Jack in town
Dominic Roskrow fires 20 of the best latest in the line of Jack Daniel's master distiller's, Jeff Arnett
July 2008, Issue 73, page 20
Peter Mulryan talks to Dave Phelan and Pat Rigney, the men who broke the mould producing a charcoal-mellowed Irish whiskey, Clontarf
July 2003, Issue 32, page 51
Old timer for the ages
We met the man who created a Bourbon legacy
February 2014, Issue 117, page 18
On the rebound
Rye is on the rise again,William M.Dowd looks at what's hot out there at the moment
July 2007, Issue 65, page 24
On the Rebound
If there's anything that can be said about 2010 when we look back on the year, it's that the economy had not quite rebounded back to tip top shape. Nations' economies tumbled, stock markets offered fe...
March 2011, Issue 94, page 8
In the second part of their American whiskey odyssey, Gary Regan and Mardee Haidin Regan uncover the traditional practices that makes each bottling unique.
December 1999, Issue 7, page 38
Pilgrim's progress to whisky Mecca (Glenmorangie)
Despite the advance of time, Tain continues to be a sacred destination for pilgrims the world over. John Lamond believes Glenmorangie Distillery may be a reason for the area's continued popularity
September 2001, Issue 18, page 34
Racing horses and drinking bourbon
Ken Hoskins visits Churchill Downs racetrack in Kentucky in an attempt to understand the people of Kentucky's keen taste for horse racing, bourbon and the Mint Julep
November 2001, Issue 19, page 68
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the changing state of play for the global drinks giant
July 2011, Issue 97, page 18
Rock to drink to
What would make the ultimate whisky rock album? Rocky McCabe dreams up the perfect compilation
June 2007, Issue 64, page 31
We bring you the news,show reviews and Dave's look at the whisky world.
February 2009, Issue 78, page 6
The birth of American whiskey
How did bourbon get established, and who were the people who perfected it? Charles Cowdrey looks back to frontier times
July 2005, Issue 49, page 20
The heart of Europe
Joe Bates looks at whisky in Brussels airport
July 2005, Issue 49, page 53
The name game
The names of many American whiskey pioneers are still with us today on the labels they started. Charles K. Cowdery here looks at the men behind the labels and on pages 24 and 25 considers how other br...
July 2006, Issue 57, page 18
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
There is a light
It was 10 years of progress for distilled spirits in America. Yes, the recession that closed out the decade walloped consumers globally, but the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States' finding...
February 2010, Issue 86, page 8
Throw another drink on the barby
Each year Jack Daniel's holds a World Championship Barbecue and all sorts of enthusiasts attend. Peter Krass went along
June 2005, Issue 48, page 52
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