Definition of sour mash in English:

sour mash

Syllabification: sour mash


  • 1A mash used in distilling certain malt whiskeys.
  • 1.1Whiskey distilled from this.
    More example sentences
    • Most American straight whiskies are sour mash.
    • Straight, blended, bourbon, rye or sour mash, people are drinking whiskey neat, in highballs and cocktails.
    • Parker was a whiskey drinker, preferring sour mash to scotch, and preferred the quart to the shot.

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