Flashcards in 1.11 Spritis Deck (13):
Aged in oak and coloured with caramel.
Cognac and Armagnac?
Cognac - oak ages brandy from north of Bordeaux. Double distilled in a copper pot still.
Armagnac - column still south of Bordeaux.
VS, VSOP and XO (napoleon) indicate age of maturation.
Barley, cork and rye.
Conversion to turn starch into fermentable sugars. Ground and mixed with hot water.
Barley has to germinate first. Then heated using a kiln. Peat used to give smokey flavours. Malted barley.
Distilled and ages in oak casks in Scotland.
Malt whisky made only using malted barley.
Single malt - one distillery.
Distillation in copper pot stills.
Grain whiskey - corn, wheat malted barley column still.
Normally blended (malts and grains).
Malted and unmalted barley and grains.
Flavour from heavily charred oak barrels.
Like bourbon. Filtered through sugar maple charcoal.
Aged in oak then stripped of colour with charcoal.
Golden and spiced rum?
Oak ageing. Add spices.
Added caramel. Aged for years in oak.
>51% Agave in mexico. 7-10 years growth before harvesting.
Joven/oro/gold caramel added
Reposado/anejo aged in oak
Done in column still to get strength (95-97%)
Barley, wheat, rye, grape, potato. Q