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Whisky Glossary : Tennessee whiskey

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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Tennessee whiskey

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

Bars Guide: London
Capital investment. Let Neil Ridley take you through the bars of London

June 2014, Issue 120, page 51

Border store
Joe Bates heads across the American border

July 2008, Issue 73, page 34

Bourbon uncovered
Gary Regan & Mardee Haidin Regan guide us through the process of whiskey-making American-style

October 1999, Issue 6, page 54

Collecting and Selecting
Fred and his search for that rare American whiskey

July 2014, Issue 121, page 12

Festive Food
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

Filtering Out
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

Happy trails
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

Join the debate
email the team editorial@whiskymag.com

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

New-age whiskey
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

No more flavoured whiskey
Fred looks at the ever increasing demand for line extensions

April 2014, Issue 119, page 12

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

Past masters
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

Rediscovering America
Charles K. Cowdery looks at the changing state of play for the global drinks giant

July 2011, Issue 97, page 18

Rock Around the Clock
Jack Daniel's and Tennessee I see a lot of music in thee

July 2014, Issue 121, page 30

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

spy
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

 

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