Whiskey, Scotch and Bourbon: what should be known about them, so as not to seem ignorantPictolic
Now it is possible not to stare helplessly alcoholic map in search of familiar words, and immediately ordered the waiter desired drink. Come on and show off in front of friends and girls can do it too.
First, you should understand one simple rule: and the Scotch, and Bourbon is whiskey, too. But not all whiskey must be a Scotch or Bourbon. Differences drinks are in the process of manufacture and "national character".
This drink produced by distillation of fermented grain and malt extract alcohol in wooden barrels.
Depending on the kind of whiskies use different grains, including barley, corn, wheat and corn. Taste and aroma of whiskey depends on many factors: the quality of the components, the duration of exposure, especially drums, and even the temperature of the air at the time of bottling.
In addition to the adhesive tape, tape, called Scotch whisky. Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish the taste of Scotch whisky, but if you have the makings of a taster, you will feel the difference in taste and aroma.
It often happens that the tape has a more sharp taste, when compared to other whiskeys. He made only on the basis of barley. By the way, for drying barley is used solely peat. This gives the Scottish drink a slight smoky flavor.
If homeland of whiskey, the United States, it can proudly be called Bourbon. In addition to origin, this drink from his European brethren are distinguished by the composition.
A key ingredient is corn. Thanks to this raw flavor of Bourbon brighter and have a light sweet flavor. Bourbon is aged in special barrels made of oak and charred by special technology.