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Whisky-water of Life

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Introduction to whisky: The delicate blend of whisky gives it a perfect flavor to enjoy at its best. Whisky falls under the broad category of alcoholic beverages. Malting and mashing at the first stage make whisky and then the fermented mashes is distilled and are kept in wooden casks to engender its actual tang.

Whisky can be made from different types of grains that include malted rye, wheat, maize, barley and malted barley. Whisky is derived from the Gaelic word for water. In Ireland (1495) the first record of whisky was found. Which was believed to be distilled by the monks.

Whisky types: Whiskies are mainly produced in the grain growing areas of the world. Whiskies differ in alcoholic content and quality.

Scotch whisky: Scotch is a whisky that is generally distilled for 2-3 times and should be matured for at least 3 years in the oak cask. The age is decided between distillations and bottling.

From malt barley malt whisky is made and are disttled in an onion-shaped pot still.

Blended malt whisky or vatted whisky is amalgamated from different distilleries. Vatted malt is usually termed “pure malt” or simply “malt”.

Single malt whiskies are distilled once, unless it is termed “single cask”. It contains whisky from different casks so the blender can achieve a recognizable taste as typical of the distillery.

Amalgamation of Malt and grain whisky makes blended whisky, which are much cheaper than any other whisky.

Irish whisky: Irish whiskies are distilled three times and should be kept in casket for at least 3 years. The common types of whiskies in Ireland are single malt, single grain, pure pot still and blended whisky.

Japanese whisky: Japanese whiskies have also originated from the scotch tradition. These whiskies are made in scotch style but not produced in Scotland.

Canadian whisky: Canadian whiskies are generally multi-grained whiskies, which are much smoother and lighter than any other whisky style. These types of whiskies are termed as “rye whisky” in Canada.

American whisky: There are two different types American whisky. Mainly straight and blend. These whiskies are kept in the oak casks for at least 2 years. The most common types of American whiskies are bourbon, Rye and com. Bourbon has 51% of maize content. Rye has 51% rye content and com has 80%

Maize in it.

Indian whiskies: Indian whiskies are the only whisky that is distilled from fermented molasses. But other than Indian sub-continent it will be considered as rum. India has begun to distill whisky from malts and grains.

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Whisky was created by a small group of whisky afficinados. It started out as a 'Whisky club' where lovers of single malts got together and made small talk over a malt. For more further information about Scotch please www.whiskycircle.com.

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