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THE LINGO

A lexicon of terms from the world of whisky.

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The type of wood used to make the casks, principally two varieties of oak. Other wood types have been tried but Oak is ideal due to its strength, and durability and the range of flavours it develops in maturing whisky.
Whisky made from grain grown without chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.