Glossary

Whisky is a very complex business

 

ABV
Aftershots
Age
Ageing
American Oak
Angel's Share
Balance
Barley
Barrel
Beer
Beer Still
Blended Malt
Blended Whisky
Blending
Bond
Bourbon
Brewing
Butt
Capacity
Cask
Cask Finish
Charring
Chill-filtration
Coffey Still
Column Still
Condensation
Congeners
Continuous Still
Cooper
Cork Oak
Corn
Distillation
Double Distillation
Doubler
Draff
Dram
Dunnage Warehouse
Enzymes
Ethereal
European Oak
Evaporation
Excise Duty
Exciseman
Feints
Fermentation
Fermenter
Finish
Finished
Floor Maltings
Foreshots
Golden Promise
Grain Whisky
Green Malt
Grist
Grist Mill
Hard Water
Heads
Heart
Hogshead
Kentucky Bourbon
Kiln
Kilning
Lauter
Lomond Still
Low Wines
Lyne Arm
Malt
Mash
Mash Bill
Mash Tub
Mash Tun
Mashman
Master Blender
Maturation
Micro distilleries
Monkey Lump
New Make
Nose
Nosing
Oak
Optic Barley
Oxidation
Pagoda
Palate
Part des anges
Peat
Peated Malt
Phenols
Pipe
Pot Still
PPM
Proof
Pure Malt
Pure Pot Still
Purifier
Racked Warehouse
Refill
Reflux
Regions
Run
Rye
Saladin Box
Scotch
Shell and Tube Condenser
Small Batch
Soft Water
Solera
Spirit
Spirit Caramel
Spirit Safe
Spirit Still
Steep
Straight Bourbon
Straight Rye
Straight Wheat
Straight Whiskey
Tails
Terroir
Triple Distillation
Truffle Oak
Unpeated Malt
Valinch
Vatting
Virgin Oak
Wash
Wash Charger
Wash Receiver
Wash Still
Washback
Wheat
Whisk(e)y
White Dog
White Oak
Winter Wheat
Wood Finish
Worm Tub
Wort
Yeast
Yield

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