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Blended Whisky

A blended whisky is made when different kinds of whisky are mixed together, typically mixing a 100% malt whisky, with another derivative, which will often be created using different grains and other ingredients to the purer malt. It is not unusual to have anywhere from 15 to 40 different single malt whiskies and grain whiskies [...]

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The All American Whisky Wild Turkey

One of the more intriguing aspects of bourbon’s revival is the way in which its stubborn old guardians have been proved right. None more so than Wild Turkey’s Jimmy Russell. A glance at the Wild Turkey distillery confirms that this place doesn’t abide by convention. As other firms are tidying up their plants, the iron-clad, [...]

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What is Malt Whisky

Malt Whisky is made from a type of malted grain and it comes to the market as Single malt whisky or double malt whiskey which is also called vatted malt. These single malt whiskies are the best since it uses a single type of malt as it sounds. Double malts are not as expensive as [...]

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Canadian Whisky

Introduction: Canada’s whiskies are made from blends of different grains, the greater proportion of each brand on an original mash that combines rye, corn and malted barley. They nearly always contain some spirit, however, that is produced entirely from the heavier tasting rye, but it usually accounts for less than a tenth of the final [...]

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What is the Most Collectible Whisky?

Interestingly, whisky means the water of life and it is no wonder then that a lot of individuals get hooked in this spirit. Whisky is actually made from fermented grain and allowed to stay in a wood barrel for some time to work its wonders in the palate. While it is not clear where whisky [...]

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History of Wine

Posted on 13 July 2011

Wine-making and drinking bears a long and varied past, steeped in both fact and supposition. From the Bible to ancient legends, tales of intoxication by ingesting fermented grapes abound. Some scientific evidence also traces the remnants of wine’s sediments to dated artifacts. In addition, fossilized vines add proof to the fact that the earliest humans [...] Continue Reading

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History of French Wine

Posted on 12 July 2011

French wine history, like many other regions, began with an influx of trade ships and the migration of wine growers. Records reflect early imports into Gaul (France) by 600 B.C. However, interest was slow to develop, due in part to Italy’s resentment of competition. Monastery-run vineyards persevered and a revival began around 1200 A.D. Interim years experienced [...] Continue Reading

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History of American Wine

Posted on 11 July 2011

Early attempts to establish European grape varieties in America met with no success. No one knew why areas along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts were so inhospitable. On the other hand, Pacific regions appeared to be more habitable. Under Church auspices, monks provided their expertise in wine growing. California’s Mission San Diego became the first [...] Continue Reading

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What to Look For When Buying Whisky

Posted on 10 July 2011

There are several things to look for when buying whisky. The amount of aging time, the ingredients in a blended whisky, and whether you prefer single malt whisky are things to be considered. Blended whisky comes in a wide range of flavours and just because you like one type of blended whisky does not mean [...] Continue Reading

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Best Value Vodkas

Posted on 09 July 2011

1.SKYY Vodka – USA No carbohydrates, said to contain the fewest impurities of the leading brands, distilled from American Midwest grain with cocoa. Considered a light vodka. 2.Smirnoff – Russia, now USA Distilled from grain with hint of mint, wet stone and charcoal 3.Blavod Black Vodka – London Distilled from grain – color and smoothness [...] Continue Reading

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Another Great American Whiskey Is Makers Mark

Posted on 08 July 2011

Makers Mark The Samuels, like the Beams, are part and parcel of Kentucky’s history. The family has been a distillers since 1780, and their TW Samuels brand was an early classic. One of their ancestors, Rueben Samuels, married Zerelda James, whose sons became better known for a less peaceful way of life. Bill Samuels, current [...] Continue Reading

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