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grain whiskey

Syllabification: grain whis·key

Definition of grain whiskey in English:

noun

Whiskey made mainly from corn and barley.
Example sentences
  • It is made up of 40 different single malt and grain whiskeys all of which are aged at least 12 years.
  • Irish whiskeys are usually blends of single malt and single grain whiskeys produced in Ireland.
  • This lighter, more drinkable grain whiskey extended the appeal of whiskey to a considerably wider consumer market.

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