Whisky
Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Various grains (which may be malted) are used for different varieties, including barley, corn (maize), rye, ...
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9 Record-Breaking Japanese Whiskies
Here are some of the bottles responsible for pushing the growth and excitement surrounding the Japanese Whisky category in recent years.
Not All Islands Are An Isolated Paradise: These Are The World's Most Congested
While most people envision islands as a wonderful, isolated tropical paradise, the reality can be strikingly different, especially on the world's most congested islands.
Inside the Global Scotch Shortage
Who's to blame for this horrifying situation? Time itself...
14 Mint Julep Recipes We Adore
Don't be fooled by the mint julep's sprig of mint and fancy pewter cup -- it is not a frilly cocktail. Made with a little bit of sugar, lots of ice and a heavy dose of bourbon, this refreshing drink a...
Animal Islands And Their Wild Inhabitants
Off the shore of Brazil, almost 93 miles away from São Paulo downtown, is Ilha da Queimada Grande. The island is untouched by human developers, and for very good reason. Researchers estimate that on t...
The Balvenie 'Fifty' 50 Year Old Scotch Whisky
With only 88 bottles produced globally, The Balvenie Fifty is a rare commodity and truly one of the greatest malts crafted by David Stewart. Matured in a European oak sherry hogshead, rarely used toda...
How to Drink Whisky with Richard Paterson
Training video commissioned by Whyte and Mackay designed to teach Duty Free staff the finer points of selling whisky!
The ISS Will Soon Have A Second Whiskey-Aging Experiment
Just imagine what Don Draper could do in the ad pitch: Renowned Japanese whisky maker Suntory is sending up booze to age for at least a year on the worldwide Space Station, reports the Wall Street Jou...
Whisky Live 2015 expo
Take a tour through Whisky Live. Whiskey is taking off in America. So it's no surprise that New York City's annual Whisky Live expo, hosted by Whisky Magazine, was a huge hit this year. "New York is ...
The Story of Whisky
A great introductory documentary into the world of Scotch Whisky
How to pair whisky with different foods
Alice Lascelles puts matches whisky and food.
Whisky and food pairings ǀ VisitScotland
Relaxing in front of a roaring coal fire, sharing a celebratory toast with friends or taking in the surroundings of one of Scotland’s many fine historic pubs are all scenarios where you wouldn’t go wr...
A Beginner's Guide to American Single Malt Whiskey
A couple years ago, American single malt whiskey had its Bottle Shock moment. Just like the California wines that beat the French in a blind taste test back in 1976, an American single malt trounced t...
Grain whisky
Grain whisky ordinarily refers to any whisky made, at least in part, from grains other than malted barley, such as whisky made using maize (corn), wheat or rye. Grain whiskies may also contain some ma...
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Bourbon whiskey
Bourbon whiskey is a type of American whiskey: a barrel-aged distilled spirit made primarily from corn. The name is ultimately derived from the French Bourbon dynasty, although it is disputed whether ...
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Rye whiskey
Rye whiskey can refer to either of two, different, but related, types of whiskey:
In the United States, "rye whiskey" is, by law, made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye. (The other ingredien...
Malt whisky
Malt whisky is whisky that is made from a fermented mash produced primarily from a malted grain. Unless otherwise specified, it is generally assumed that the primary grain is barley, although whisky i...
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Blended malt whisky
A blended malt, formerly called a vatted malt, or pure malt, is a blend of different single malt whiskies from different distilleries. These terms are most commonly used in reference to Scotch whisky...
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Single malt whisky
Single malt whisky is a whisky made at one particular distillery from a mash that uses only malted grain, ordinarily barley.Single malts are typically associated with single malt Scotch, though they a...
Blended whiskey
A blended whiskey (or whisky) is the product of blending different types of whiskeys and sometimes also neutral grain spirits, coloring, and flavorings. It is generally the product of mixing one or mo...
Single barrel whiskey
Single barrel whiskey (or single cask whisky) is a premium class of whisky in which each bottle comes from an individual aging barrel, instead of being created by blending together the contents of var...
Single pot still whiskey
Single pot still whiskey is a phrase used by the Irish whiskey industry and in Irish whiskey criticism to describe a particular style of whiskey made at a single distillery from a mixed mash of malted...
Small batch whiskey
Small batch whiskey is a term usually referring to bourbon or rye whiskey, and denotes a whiskey produced by mixing the contents of a relatively small number of selected barrels. Small-batch whiskeys ...
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Mashing
In brewing and distilling, mashing is the process of combining a mix of milled grain (typically malted barley with supplementary grains such as corn, sorghum, rye or wheat), known as the "grain bill",...
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Spirit safe
A spirit safe is a large, padlocked, glass walled, usually brass bound container found at Scotch whisky distilleries which allows the distiller to analyse and manage the spirit coming out of the pot...
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Whiskey thief
A whiskey thief is a tool that master distillers use to extract small portions of whiskey from an aging barrel for sampling or quality control. The old-fashioned ones are made typically of copper and ...
Chill filtering
Chill filtering is a method in whisky making for removing residue. In chill filtering, whisky is cooled to between -10° and 4° Celsius (often roughly 0°) and passed through a fine adsorption filter. ...