New make is the spirit that comes from the final distillation process prior to going into a barrel. Other names that you might hear are "White Dog", "Moonshine" or "Clearic". We have added moonshine into this category since many new distilleries sell new make first under this moniker. In the past Moonshine has been the designation [...]
Most recently popularized by removing the distillate from the original barrels and aging, or finishing, in different barrels for a short time prior to bottling. In the case of Woodford Reserve Double Oaked, the distillate was taken from original virgin oak barrel and finished in a new virgin oak barrel to enhance some of the [...]
A process, primarily in Scotland, where the wet grains are forced to germinate by roasting them. The process of peating is using peat (a partially carbonized vegatation found in bogs) as a fuel source that is abundant in Scotland. The aromatic smoke from this process adds flavors to the grains and ultimately to the spirits.
ABV stands for Alcohol by Volume. It is a standard measure used to quantify the amount of alcohol (ethanol) contained in a beverage, expressed as a percentage of the total volume. ABV is commonly used to indicate the strength or alcoholic content of alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, and spirits. For example, if a [...]