Anejo or aged or vintage refer to the aged process in which youngest teqila is stored for at least one year, but less than three years in small oak barrels.
Blended Whiskey is the product of blending different types of whiskeys and sometimes also neutral grain spirits, colorings, and flavorings.
Blended Grain Whiskey is the product of blending different types of single grain whiskies.
Blanco (white or plata (silver)) is an unaged spirit and bottled or stored immediately after distillation, or aged less than two months in stainless steel or neutral oak barrels.
Blended malt, formerly called a vatted malt, or pure malt, is a blend of different single malt whiskies from different distilleries.
Extra Anejo (ultra-aged) refers to the aged process in which tequila must be aged for a minimum of three years in oak barrels.
Beyond Age known as Hors d'age is a designation which Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) states is equal to Extra Old (XO), used by producers to market a high-quality product beyond the official age scale (the storage period in a cask).
Joven tequila is usually silver tequila with the addition of grain alcohols and caramel color, however, some higher end gold tequilas may be a blend of silver and reposado.
London Dry, or Dry, refers to a Gin that the base spirit is distilled to a completely neutral spirit of 96% alcoholic volume. All flavors must be added through the distillation process, and be from natural plant materials. Nothing more may be added after distillation except for water and a tiny amount of sugar.
Resposado, or rested, a type of tequila that has been aged in oak for a period of two to twelve months.
A single-grain scotch whisky contains barley and one or more other cereal grains, usually wheat or corn. It refers to a product made at a single distillery.
Single malt whisky is from a single distillery made exclusively from malted barley.
This term is used to describe those product attributes that are unidentifiable given existing or available product information.
Very Superior Old Pale, known as VSOP or Reserve, designates a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least four years in a cask.
Very Special, known as VS, designates a blend in which the youngest brandy has been stored for at least two years in a cask.
Extra Old, known as XO or Napoleon, designates a blend in which the youngest brandy is stored for at least six years in a cask.