Distillation

The Science of Vodka

The idea of the purest, cleanest vodka is one of the biggest marketing ploy's going. Every company is advertising triple distilled, quadruple distilled, and so on, to give you the impression that the vodka is the best distillate possible. Some companies even make the gimmick go to six or seven times distilled! So what makes one vodka special and another one not so special? What would be the… [Continue]

Rum and the Distillation Process

Recently I received an email question from Bryan, a regular reader of The Art of Drink. In his email he had some questions about the process for making rum and requested some information, if possible. Well, I’m always willing to answer questions, really, just .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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