Flashcards in Whiskey Deck (25):
What is the preferred spelling for Scotch Whiskey/y
What minimum percentage of corn must bourbon be distilled from?
What are the ageing requirements for straight bourbon?
Aged for at least two years and made without any added coloring or flavoring
How is Tennesse Whiskey made?
According to state legislation passed in 2013, Tennessee whiskey must be filtered with maple charcoal prior to aging and manufactured in the state of Tennessee. Like Kentucky Bourbon it is made from at least 51% corn and aged in new, charred oak barrels. It is a sour mash whiskey, a style utilized by many Bourbon distillers, in which a portion of spent mash is incorporated into a newly fermenting mash.
What are the 6 regions of production for of Scotch Whisky?
What is the minimum alcohol of Scoth Whisky?
What are the ageing requirments for Scoth Whiskey?
All Scotch Whisky must be aged for a minimum 3 years in oak casks with a maximum capacity of 700 liters
What is a single Malt Scotch Whisky?
A whiskey distilled at a single distillery in a pot still, in one or more batches, from water and malted barley
What is a Single Grain Scotch Whisky?
Any Scotch Whisky distilled at a single distillery that does not qualify as either Single Malt Whisky or Blended Scotch Whisky
What is a Blended Malt Scotch Whisky?
A blend of two or more Single Malt Scotch Whiskies that have been produced at more than one distillery ("pure malt" is no longer legally authorized as a synonym for blended malt)
What is a Blended Grain Scotch Whisky?
A blend of two or more Single Grain Scotch Whiskies that have been produced at more than one distillery
What is a Blended Scotch Whisky?
A blend of one or more Single Malt Whiskies with one or more Single Grain Whiskies
What is the largest Whisky region?
Name 3 producers of highlands Whisky?
Glenmorangie, Dalwhinnie, Oban
What is the style of Lowlands Whisky?
Is often the lightest and least smoky making it an ideal aperitif
Name some producers of Whisky from the Lowlands?
Glenkinchie, Auchentoshan, and Bladnoch
Which region is home to over half of Scotlands distilleries?
What is the general character of Speyside Whisky?
milder and fruitier
Name some producers of Speyside Whiskey
Glenfidich, Glenlivet, Macallan
What are the only 3 distilleries in Campbelltown?
Glen Scotia, Glengyle, and Springbank.
Name the major scotch producing Islands
Name some prestigious producers of Island Whiskey
Highland Park on the Isle of Orkney
Talisker on the Isle of Skye
What characterises the Whisky of Islay?
Smoky, peaty styles
Name some producers of Islay whiskey