The Importance Of Aging

Ever wonder why aging is such a big deal when it comes to spirits? Let us shed some light on the subject. Aside from specific product categories such as whiskey, brandy or vodka, another method for classifying distilled spirits is aged or non-aged. Vodka, gin, neutral spirits and some types of rum and brandy are […]

It’s All About Sugar

The carbohydrates used for making distilled spirits are of two basic types: those containing a high concentration of natural sugars and those containing other carbohydrates that can easily be converted to sugars by enzymes. Among the most commonly used materials with high sugar contents are grapes, sugarcane, agave, molasses and not surprisingly, sugar itself. Starches […]