Hfcs

HFCS Research

When you publish a website, you often leave yourself open to public scrutiny, which often leads to "Fan Mail", as I like to call it. Most of the time I ignore it, but sometimes I feel compelled to reply. This is one of those occasions. Now, the topic is High… [Continue]

High Fructose Corn Syrup Pt. II

What is it about High Fructose Corn Syrup that makes it different from other sugars, like common table sugar? Obviously, the sugars come from two different plants corn and sugar cane / sugar beets. But the key factor, and the one that causes the most discussion, is that the sugars produced from corn are a products of a multi-stage enzymatic process that breaks down corn starch into simple sugars.… [Continue]

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) Part I

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is all the rage these days. Actually, its more likely to cause opinionated rage, at least on the Internet. In the summer of 2006 I was going to discuss this topic but got distracted by all the boozy goodness. Then Scott, at Scott's Rum Pages, brought up the point about HFCS in the Rum and Coke post. This reminded me that I was going to write something about this… [Continue]

follow on twitterFollow Art of Drink on Twitter

Twitter Updates

There's a new craft distillery in Stratford, Ontario called @Junction_56 with a shiny new still. pic.twitter.com/SBphh0X9tA
Toronto Distillery Co says the LCBO imposes a 50% markup on every bottle, with no small distilleries exceptions drnk.ca/1NWnvS7
Interprovincial liquor limits face constitutional challenge drnk.ca/Ship_It via @cbc #canada #booze
Stopped by @redrabbitresto for a Dr. Everitt soda and they were all out. @jumbosupreme let me know when you have some, I'd love to try one.
.@BeerAndAShot that would be worth a return visit to DC
Imbibe editor @cocktailchron takes stock of current cocktail scene drnk.ca/1PqfAN4