malt whiskey

noun

Definition of malt whiskey

Examples of malt whiskey in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Below are tasting notes on the latest Teeling malt whiskey release. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 15 Nov. 2021 Dyson founded Tenmile Distillery in Wassaic, New York, to create a single-malt whiskey that would honor his Scottish grandfather. WSJ, 25 Apr. 2022 The inspiration for this malt whiskey came from two things, according to the brand. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 24 Dec. 2021 This is a stunning blend, crafted from a combination of 2-year-old Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey, 3-year-old Kentucky straight rye malt whiskey, 5-year-old Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey, and 15-year-old Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey. Brian Freedman, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 This is an excellent example of how American malt whiskey producers are crafting a whisky expression inspired by their Scottish counterparts, but at the same time uniquely American in taste and aroma. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 23 Sep. 2021 The largest producer of Irish malt whiskey is Bushmills in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 6 May 2021 According to People, Prince Charles produces organic gin at his Cornwall estate, while the queen's Balmoral estate in Scotland distills single-malt whiskey. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 July 2020 Dessie McKenzie, a hospitable Irishman, pours a wee dram of a tawny, single-malt whiskey for a visitor from America. Smithsonian, 19 Dec. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of malt whiskey

1839, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2022

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“Malt whiskey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malt%20whiskey. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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