“Angel’s share” and “Devil’s Cut” are two fun terms that are being used a lot in the whiskey industry. You may have heard about Angel’s Share – but maybe Devil’s Cut is new to you. Both terms refer to loss of whiskey between entering and exiting the barrels – but have very different explanations. Angel’s Share When whiskey ages inside the barrels, there will be some evaporation. You would think that it is the alcohol evaporating, but in many cases, it is primarily water. This is counterintuitive, as alcohol has a lower boiling point than water – and thus should

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