blended whiskey


Definition of blended whiskey

: whiskey blended from two or more straight whiskeys or from whiskey and neutral spirits

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Recent Examples on the Web All three companies also have interests in blended whiskey. Los Angeles Times, "Scotch whiskey distilleries rush to beat Trump’s tariffs with an airlift," 17 Oct. 2019 For its new Ginger Zest, Belvedere separately distills fresh ginger, pink grapefruit, lemon, and honey vodkas then blends them with more base spirit, much as a blended whiskey would be made. Elva Ramirez, charlotteobserver, "Flavored vodka is moving on from its whipped cream, PB&J past," 6 July 2018 His traditional thought of a blended whiskey involved grain neutral spirits and caramel coloring. Tony Sachs, Esquire, "Kentucky Bourbon Is a Family Business. A New Generation Is Ready to Take Over.," 14 Mar. 2018 Yeah, blended whiskey in the States is a very nasty term. Tony Sachs, Esquire, "Kentucky Bourbon Is a Family Business. A New Generation Is Ready to Take Over.," 14 Mar. 2018 Their take on the Manhattan is made with blended whiskey and, in place of sweet vermouth, black-walnut-and-damson-plum cordial. Samantha Melamed,, "Old City has a secret cocktail bar. It's in the back of the Art in the Age boutique," 14 Mar. 2018 Take Small Batch, a blended whiskey that’s the distillery’s flagship spirit. Zak Stambor,, "Teeling Irish whiskey aims to challenge norms with barrel flavors," 7 Mar. 2018 They are known for two varieties, a blended whiskey and a straight bourbon. Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle, "Sipping on the spirit of Texas at Whiskey Ranch in Forth Worth," 24 Jan. 2018 Pour in 2 ½ oz bourbon (or rye or blended whiskey). Redbook, "4 Throwback Cocktails That Even Feel Glamorous," 18 Sep. 2014

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First Known Use of blended whiskey

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Blended whiskey.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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