sour mash


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sour mash

n.
1. A mixture of new mash and mash from a preceding run used to distill certain malt whiskeys.
2. Whiskey so distilled.

sour mash

n
1. (Brewing) a grain mash for use in distilling certain whiskeys, consisting of a mixture of new and old mash
2. (Brewing) any whiskey distilled from such a mash

sour′ mash′


n.
a blended grain mash used in the distilling of some whiskeys, consisting of new mash and a portion of mash from a preceding run and yielding a high rate of lactic acid.
[1880–85, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sour mash - a mash with optimum acidity for yeast fermentation; a mixture of old and new mash; used in distilling some whiskeys
mash - a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
2.sour mash - any whiskey distilled from sour mash
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
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