blended whiskey


blended whiskey
noun
mixture of two or more whiskeys or of a whiskey and neutral spirits
Syn: ↑blended whisky
Hypernyms: ↑whiskey, ↑whisky

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noun
: whiskey consisting of either a blend of two or more straight whiskeys or a blend of whiskey and neutral spirits with the proof adjusted by addition of distilled water

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whiskey that is a blend of two or more whiskeys, or of whiskey and neutral spirits, and that contains at least 20 percent of 100-proof straight whiskey by volume after blending.
[1935-40]

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blended whiskey,
U.S. a whiskey consisting of not less than 20 per cent of straight whiskey and not more than 80 per cent of neutral spirits.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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