A picture of the Irish Whiskey production

How Irish Whiskey is Made

A detailed description of the Irish Whiskey production

Irish whiskey is widely popular. You may know it from the annual St. patrick's day. You surely have enjoyed a dram of Jameson or Bushmill's before. But what makes Irish whiskey special? How is it produced? These questions will be answered on the following pages.

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Introduction to the Cask Maturation of Whisky

The Scotch whisky gets most of its unique taste from the casks it is being matured in. Find out how a cask is manufactured.

Scotch - Maturation in the cask

Read an overview about how Scottish Single Malt whisky is matured in the casks, barrels and butts. See the dunnages (warehouses) and learn about the...

Maturation in Casks

Read about Maturation of Scotch Whisky in the cask. Learn how different oak types and caring, toasting turn wood sugar into aromas you love in Malt...

Distillation

Read about Distillation of Scotch Whisky. See Stillmen adjust temperature, pressure and the spirit safe to separate new make from foreshots and fusel...

Bourbon - Distillation

Read an overview of the continuous distillation of Bourbon Whiskey. See how the Column Stills at certain temperatures produce the high proof 'white...