The Art of Distilling Whiskey and Other Spirits: An by Bill Owens, Alan Dikty, Fritz Maytag

By Bill Owens, Alan Dikty, Fritz Maytag

This e-book is a behind the curtain move into the realm of small-scale distilling of whiskies, gins, vodkas, brandies, and extra. The reader, the final word spirits aficionado, will find out how water and grain are remodeled into the complete diversity beautiful, undying liquors. There are few books on hand that discover the particular craft of distilling in such aspect. many of the different spirits books chronicle the old facet of the distilling global or specialize in the flavors of varied vintages. Our e-book would be the consummate insiders advisor to distilling concepts. invoice Owens unique images, the results of cross-country street journeys, bargains accomplished representation of the microdistilling international.

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A cooper forms a barrel before attaching hoops around the outside. WHISKEY 47 CLASSIFICATIONS OF NORTH AMERICAN WHISKIES ORTH AMERICAN whiskies are essentially classified by the type or variety of grains in the mash bill, the percentage or proof of alcohol at which they are distilled, and the duration and manner of their aging. A stirring paddle sits over a moonshine wash. STYLE DEFINITION HOWEVER ... Bourbon Whiskey Must contain a minimum of 51 percent corn, be produced in the United States, be distilled at less than 80 percent ABV (160° proof), and be aged for a minimum of two years in new charred barrels In practice, virtually all straight whiskies are aged for at least four years.

A stirring paddle sits over a moonshine wash. STYLE DEFINITION HOWEVER ... Bourbon Whiskey Must contain a minimum of 51 percent corn, be produced in the United States, be distilled at less than 80 percent ABV (160° proof), and be aged for a minimum of two years in new charred barrels In practice, virtually all straight whiskies are aged for at least four years. Any bourbon-or any other domestic or imported whiskey-that is aged less than four years must contain an age statement on the label. Small Batch Bourbon Bourbons that are bottled from a small group of specially selected barrels that are blended together The choice of barrels is purely subjective on the part of the master blender.

CiI Barrels of bourbon aging at the Woodford Reserve Distillery 50 THE ART OF DISTILLING WHISKEY AND OTHER SPIRITS Most Wanted Kansas Whiskey by High Plains Inc. REGIONAL FLAVORS Tennessee started out as bourbon country, but today its two remaining whiskey distilleries specialize in the distinctive Tennessee style of whiskey. Other states-primarily Indiana, Illinois, Virginia, and Missouri-have large distilleries that produce straight whiskeys, although some of these plants are currently mothballed.

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