corn whiskey



whiskey made from a mash having at least 80 percent corn.

Origin of corn whiskey

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
Also called corn, corn liquor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for corn whiskey

  • He can read it in the eyes of all six; in their faces flushed with corn-whiskey.

    The Fatal Cord|Mayne Reid