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, whiskey (wis'kē),
An alcoholic liquid obtained by the distillation of the fermented mash of wholly or partly malted cereal grains, containing 47-53% (or higher) by volume of ethanol, at 15.56°C; it must have been stored in charred wood containers for not less than 2 years. Grains used to produce whisky are barley, maize, rye, and wheat.
[Gael, usquebaugh, water of life]
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, whisky (hwĭs′kē)
A distilled alcoholic liquor made from grain. The alcohol present is ethyl alcohol.
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We could have a couple of runners next week but will be concentrating on getting Green Hard to Beatha The useful Uisge Beatha will take all the beating at Carlisle tomorrow.
Beat to call tune The exciting Uisge Beatha should book his place at the Cheltenham Festival.
Step into Uisge Beatha - Gaelic for water of life - and you'll enter a wee world all of its own.
The only bit of Gaelic I know is "uisge beatha" (surprise, surprise), but it doesn't stop me enjoying the inventive Scottish arts show Tacsi.
Bha a ghuth mar mheasgachadh de dh'eorna agus mil, le blas uisge beatha. Bha e ainmeil airson a' Food Programme, a dh'atharraich beachd ginealaich air luach a' bhidhe air am buird agTorcuil Crichton us air sgeilpichean nam buithtean.
Uisge Beatha is a full-brother to Nigel Twiston Davies' Amber Brook and runs in the bumper.
The lifeboat crew, one of Scotland's busiest, say it's apt that as whisky is known as uisge beatha - or water of life - in Gaelic, it would be sold to help save lives at sea.
Uisge Beatha nan Eilean Ltd (The Island Whisky Company) plan to distil 25,000 litres a year on Barra.
I took her to Uisge Beatha, a pub that features more whisky, stags' heads and barmen in kilts than you could shake a caber at, and she took to it like a fish to water.
"My friends were really into Belle & Sebastian at the time, and I basically just got chatting to some of the band when we bumped into them in the Uisge Beatha bar in the west end.
Other destinations which came tops in the survey were the Tramway, Glasgow Green, the Malmaison Brasserie, The Tron Theatre, Uisge Beatha, Loch Lomond and the Rogano.