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index1. Introduction2. History of whiskey3. Preparation of the whiskey4. Types of whiskey5. The whiskeys most expensive of world6. Tips for drinking whiskey7. Effects of whiskey
• The Scotch whiskey is an alcoholic beverage obtained by the distillation of a fermented mash of grains such as barley, wheat, malt, rye and corn, and further aging in wooden barrels, traditionally white oak. The term derives from the whiskey or whiskey Scottish Gaelic "uisge beatha" and the Irish Gaelic "uisce beathadh" which means, in both cases, "water of life" from the Latin aqua vitae aquavit.
History of whiskey• The whiskey was first distilled in Scotland in 1494 when Friar John Cor was about 6 bushels of malt, this amounted to 1500 bottles of whiskey. The first records of a distillery dating back to 1690 when the distillery mentioned "Ferintoch" Forbes of Culloden. In the mid- nineteenth century the Scots began to blend their malt whiskey with grain whiskey lighter and cheaper. It was Andrew Usher and Co.. who in 1850 produced the first whiskey mixture.
Preparation of the whiskey• The first step is the malting of barley. Once germinated, the barley is dried in ovens through the peat smoke. Then the dried and roasted malt, is ground and mixed with hot water in a tank. We reached the distillation. The "wash" ("wort" fermented) is distilled twice in pot stills Pot Still and Esprit Still. In the first distillation pot still get called "low wine" of 25-30 °, and distilling these into the second distillation, we get a whiskey of 60 ° -70 ° in heads. Finally we come to the aging.
Types of whiskey• Malt Whisky: made entirely of malted barley. Normally allowed to age for a period of between 8 and 15 years. It is a whiskey tasting, powerful and full of character.• Grain whiskey: made from unmalted barley, corn and other cereals, it is also possible malting.
Whisky of Scotland • Scotch whiskeys are usually distilled twice and some three times. is the most renowned in the world. Scottish whiskey can not contain other added substances other than water or caramel as a coloring or can be bottled with less than 40 percent alcohol by volume.
Irish whiskey • It is a whiskey made from barley, and is characterized by a triple distillation, which makes it soft and delicate. The consumption of Irish whiskey is made mostly within the country of production, although in recent years these exports have increased dramatically.
Canadian Whisky• Canadian whiskey is usually softer and lighter than other whiskey styles. It is aged in oak barrels, after being diluted in water to reduce the alcoholic strength at least three years, but usually tend to overcome them in spades.
American Whiskey• American whiskey must be made, under national law. The most common are: -Bourbon whiskey: The bourbon can be made legally in any part of the United States. -Rye whiskey -Corn whiskey
Welsh Whisky• He is currently sold throughout the world. Penderyn Distillery uses a unique distillation in the world, with a still created and patented by David Faraday, British physicist direct descendant of Sir Michael Faraday.
Japanese Whisky• The model of Japanese whiskey is single malt Scotch, although there examples of Japanese blended whiskeys. It is one of the most respected in the world.
Indian Whisky• Indian whiskey is an alcoholic beverage labeled as "whiskey" in India. Most Indian whiskey is distilled from molasses fermented, so it is considered a sort of rum outside the Indian subcontinent.
The whiskeys most expensive of world• This is the most expensive whiskey in the world. He has imported and marketed the Freixenet group and there were only a total of 12 bottles of this type. The development of this unique whiskey was conceived by selecting various items from The Dalmore of the years 1868, 1878, 1926 and 1939. During this time distillation was carefully drawn off several times, but finally went to a boot of sherry bodegas of the legendary Methuselah Byass.
Tips for drinking whiskey In whiskey, like a good alcoholic beverage that is, has itsown mode of operation allows us to follow a few simplethings, make the best of him. -The glass or glass: The glass that you drink whiskey isvery important, in fact there is a glass and a glass speciallydesigned to consume this drink. The style glass shade,broad at the base and narrow at the mouth is the ideal totaste the whiskey as it allows to move freely in whiskeyinside without spilling a single drop, allowing the aromasare released into the neck of the cup.
• -Adding water: Just add or not add a touch of water is entirely personal. Many people believe that adding water ruins the taste of whiskey, on the other hand others say that a touch of fresh water enhances the aroma and flavor bringing to light the hidden features of the whiskey.• -Added Ice: Put ice in a good whiskey is like wasting it, it sounds a bit crazy, but the ice will not only reduce the temperature of the whiskey but also freeze its aroma and taste properties decreasing. If you take whiskey with ice always try it without him, I assure you it looks like youre drinking a whiskey altogether.
-Adding other drinks: Drinks such as soda, ginger ale,lemonade and cola cover the taste of whiskey, so if youwant to enjoy a good glass of whiskey did not you add thistype of drink, otherwise youre only drinking a cocktail.
effects of whiskey The effects of the whiskey depends on the amount consumed, but there are other circumstances that may accelerate or exacerbate.• Age: Young people are more sensitive to the effects of alcohol on activities that deal with planning, memory and learning, and are more resistant than adults to the sedative and motor incoordination.• The weight and sex: Alcohol affects more serious for people with lower body mass. In general, women weigh less and the size of your internal organs are proportionally smaller, therefore, smaller amounts of alcohol can quickly generate more psycho-organic damage and develop alcohol problems more easily than men.
• The amount and speed of intake: depending on the amount of alcohol consumed, irrigation can be considered low, high or dangerous. A higher intake of alcohol in less time, greater possibility of poisoning.• The combination with carbonated drinks (tonic, tails, etc.) accelerates the poisoning.• The simultaneous ingestion of food, especially fatty food, poisoning slows but does not prevent or reduce damage to the body.• The combination with other substances, such as tranquilizers, muscle relaxants and analgesics, potentiates the sedative effects of alcohol. When combined with cannabis increases the sedative effects of both substances. In the case of cocaine, a stimulant effects are counteracted, but the toxicity of both substances is greater than if consumed separately.