Whiskey (from Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha), whiskey (from Irish: uisce beatha or fuisce), whiskey or whiskey is an alcoholic drink made from cereals (such as barley, wheat, rye and corn) that is obtained distilling fermented malt and then aging in wooden barrels traditionally made from white oak. The alcohol content of this alcoholic beverage is between 40% and 62% vol.
The first book on whiskey dates back to 1405 in Ireland, distilled by monks. It was also mentioned in Scotland in 1496. However, whiskey is believed to have been around for hundreds of years, but the time and place of the first distillation is still unknown, and as few documents exist, the source of the drink is still unknown. is uncertain.
In Ireland, there is a small town called Bushmills in County Antrim and north of the Bush River. The oldest winery in the world is the "Old Bushmills Winery". In 1608, Sir Thomas Phillips was granted the first license to distill in the history of Sir Thomas Phillips by King James.
Rum is an alcoholic beverage that is made from the fermentation and distillation of molasses or sugar cane juice. Most of its production is in America, especially in the Caribbean, although it is also produced in other countries such as the Philippines or India.
After fermentation, the product is distilled at high temperature using a copper or stainless steel still to obtain a high ethanol content. The resulting distillate is then diluted with pure demineralized water until the ethanol concentration is between 35% and 40%. Later, optionally, it is usually aged in oak barrels.
In 1650, Barbados mentioned this drink for the first time in a document. It's called "murder" or "rumballion" (a word from Devon, England, meaning "great commotion"). In the colony of the French Antilles, it was called Giltif (a variant of killing the devil) and later tafia, the term can be African or indigenous. As early as 1667, it was simply called rum. The first official mention of the word rum appeared in an order issued by the Governor of Jamaica on July 8, 1661.
Gin is a distilled alcoholic beverage with the main hazy flavor of Juniperus communis. Gin is one of the most extensive types of distillates, with different production regions, styles and flavor characteristics, all gins have this characteristic. From its early medieval origins, this drink has evolved from herbal medicine to commercial item in the spirits industry.
The gin was developed from the "Jenever" distillate in the Netherlands. When William of Orange became King III of England, he was very popular in England (especially London).
Modern gin is produced in many ways, using a variety of herbal ingredients, resulting in many different styles and brands. After juniper, gin is often flavored with plants / herbs, spices, flowers, or fruits or a combination of these. Most of the time it is eaten mixed with tonic water.
Vodka is a distilled beverage. Although his name is Russian, it is still debated. It is usually produced by fermenting cereals and other starch-rich plants such as rye, wheat, potato or sugar beet. The alcohol content of vodka is usually 37% to 50% (volume); Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Russian and Polish classic vodka contains 40% alcohol.
Tequila is an alcoholic beverage extracted from distilled oil, originally from Amatitán, Jalisco, Mexico. It is fermented and distilled from the juice extracted from the agave, especially the so-called "agave Azul" (agave tequila, Azul variety), like mezcal, it is also originally from Kazakhstan Lisco. It is native to the five states of the Mexican Republic (Guanajuato, Michoacán, Nayarit, Tamaulipas and Jalisco, since in the first three states it can only be produced in some cities near the state of Lisco).
It is considered the most iconic drink in Mexico. As a tequila drink more than mezcal, it is believed that the drink has nothing to do with the production or distillation of tequila, but it is very important to mention that tequila is considered a specific type of mezcal, this is the Weber agave. From it the Azul variety is obtained, because from fourteen different types of agave different varieties of mezcal can be obtained.
The purity of tequila is that it is made entirely from agave. When the tequila doesn't say that the tequila is 100% tequila on the label, it is a mixed tequila. This means that part of the sugar obtained from the agave is mixed with other sugars during the production process. Under Mexican law, mixed tequila can contain at least 51% agave and up to 49 more sugars. In mixed tequila, agave is mixed with corn syrup or sugar cane.
The term mezcal (from the Nahuatl mexcalli, "cooked maguey", from metl "maguey" and ixcalli "cooked") currently has three meanings:
In its original sense, it refers to the food obtained by cooking the lower part of the stem and leaves of the plant. It is the collective name of some species of agave or agave in Mexico. It is the name of the traditional Mexican alcoholic beverage, which can be produced in 9 different states of Mexico and is distilled from the heart of Margarita. There are different types of confusion and each produces a different version of mezcal. Although tequila does not fully meet the traditional definition of mezcal, the most famous is tequila. In short, the tequila is actually a compliment. This has sparked a popular term among connoisseurs: It's called tequila, but it's called mezcal.
The production of mezcal is regulated by the official Mexican standard NOM-070-SCFI-1994.
Liquor creams, these drinks are made up of liqueurs mixed with dairy drinks. They offer a smooth and sweet flavor.
Uncategorized liquors and distillates, pomace and regional liquors, both national and imported.
Brandy is a strong liquor obtained by distilling wine, which is almost always released on the market with an alcohol content of 36-40% (up to 60%). Unless supplementary adjectives are added, fruit brandy, grain brandy, etc., it is considered made with wine.
Holandas are unaged spirits. If they are left in oak barrels for a period of time, they will eventually oxidize and get a brown tint. The British started to like this product, but they preferred the old brandy to the young brandy. Therefore, the abbreviation V.O., V.S.O.P., X.O. And all the nonsense about the cognac age. Or it always means "old". Doyen seems to mean 40 years. d'or, 30 years old, Vénérable, 20, etc. In the name of cognac, the age of the product is too important. It's called "Old Cognac Brandy" on the market. Unlike cognac, Charente wines are not suitable for direct consumption as table wines because they are low in alcohol and highly acidic. Instead, they turned out to be a magnificent shochu. Without a doubt, the most famous and appreciated. The cognac's deserved success must also be attributed to the continuous improvement of Huber-based distillation technology.
Armagnac is a brandy produced in the French region of Armagnac in southwestern France. The alcoholic graduation is equal to or greater than 40%, the result of the distillation of dry white wine obtained from four different strains.
Cognac is a type of brandy that is made from white grape wine from vines grown around the city of Cognac, a relatively warm area in the French department of Charente. The limestone in the soil contributes to the quality of the cognac, owing its exquisite flavor and fragrance to the methods of distillation and maturation of at least two years in oak vats. Armagnac, which is produced in the Armagnac region of France, is a drink similar to cognac. The city of Cognac is one of the three regions with a European designation of origin to make brandy. The other two are Armagnac and Jerez de la Frontera.
Calvados is a brandy with Appellation d'origine contrôlée or AOC, which is obtained by distilling cider and is produced exclusively in the region of Normandy, France.
Vermouth is a kind of pickled wine with herbs soaked in an aperitif, made with white wine, absinthe and composition of other bitter substances. These wines usually have a European flavor and a unique aroma, which makes them especially suitable for cocktails or aperitifs. Generally, you can find two types: red and white.
Red vermouth (Italian) is sweet; white (French) is dry and has a higher alcohol content.
Pacharán or Patxarán is a liquor with an alcohol content of 25% to 30% vol.
It is obtained by macerating the bluish black fruits of Blackthorn (Blackthorn) in anise brandy. Since its commercialization at the beginning of the 20th century, it has been characteristic mainly of Navarra and other nearby areas, such as Aragon, the Basque Country, La Rioja, Castilla y León or Cantabria, etc., even in the Atlantic Pyrenees in France.
Anise is a high-proof spirit drink, its name is derived from the fruit of the plant that is usually made: Pimpinella anisum, known as "anise".
Absinthe is an alcoholic beverage with a slight anise aroma, which is complex due to the contribution of the herbs it contains. Bitterness is mainly mugwort. After adding cold water and sugar, the drink will turn into a milky white (milky) essence.
It was originally used as an elixir in Switzerland, but in France it became popular due to the connection between artists and writers, who drank the wine in Paris in the late 19th century until its production was banned in 1915.
Etxeco Patxarana is the result of maceration of sloes with alcohol. From the maceration, which will last approximately 2 months depending on the evolution of the bluish fruit with the alcohol, both in color and in tasting, the sugar and anise are added. The resulting mixture is filtered up to 5 times to remove impurities and obtain a homogeneous mixture...
Cardhu 12 Year Old is one of the most popular Single Malt Scotch whiskeys. It is smooth and balanced.
Milenario is a Brandy de Jerez Solera Gran Reserva made with a selection of the best holandas, whose solera dates back to 1795.The essence of the old American oak barrels, in which this brandy grows in aromas for years, forms the spirit of this exceptional Brandy.
Royal Salute 21 Sapphire Bottling Note. A special Sapphire-coloured edition of Chivas' Royal Salute 21 year old - a superb blend.
Casajus Orujo Cream, exceptional flavor and texture combined to create the best pomace cream for your after-meals.A careful elaboration process and with the best ingredients, accompanied by the texture, make this product a perfect complement to create countless desserts, or simply to put an exceptional point on your meals. A pleasant and surprising cream...
Brugal XV is a unique blend that combines aged rums aged 3 to 8 years in American white oak barrels and aged rums aged 2 to 3 years in ex Jerez Pedro Ximénez barrels. The result is a perfect blend of dry rum with sweet touches and exceptional smoothness.