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What type of whisky cask are you?

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The theme of  Whisky Show 2019 is The Journey of the Cask – a journey which begins prior to, then runs parallel to, the journey of whisky itself. To help you get excited about casks…

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Casks – a glossary of terms

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There are lots of technical terms bandied around when talking about casks. This list will demystify some of them. Amburana – a South American hardwood, occasionally used for maturing cachaça and very occasionally for maturing…

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How are casks made?

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The concept of the wooden cask hasn’t changed much since it first came into being, but the practice of making it has gradually been refined over the past few millennia. That’s not to say there…

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