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noun as in rounded container for liquids

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Alternatively, laboratory assays can measure agedness by checking whiskeys for flavorful chemicals called congeners, absorbed from wood casks, but such analyses can be expensive.

Machines will inject argon gas between the two canisters to provide an inert atmosphere, and the copper cask will be welded shut.

As fire fell through the hatchway, the men set a cask into the cellar and spread a train of powder across the floor.

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Well, for one, maple cask bourbon whiskey after a day on the slopes.

He uses traditional ex-bourbon casks to age the flagship Puni Gold and ex-Pedro Ximénez sherry barrels to make Sole.

The resulting product included four single-cask variants along with finished pictures of McKidd enjoying a glass of The Macallan.

A bottle of The Glenlivet, aged in the cask longer than Poppet and Buster put together.

I learned that day of a process called “dry cask storage” that seems to offer a safer alternative.

Age whiskey in a sherry cask and it takes on flavor from the wood.

Little did Tressan dream to what a cask of gunpowder he was applying the match of his smug pertness.

Near the stream we found some felled trees and the staves of a cask.

At this point he lost his balance, and went rolling to leeward like an empty cask.

I could see that a powerful effort was needed to keep him off the vexed question of the cask of beer, but he made it.

No rattle responded; but the despairing fact became apparent: the cask was empty!


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cask, such as: keg, barrel, butt, firkin, hogshead, and pipe.

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