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Know Vodka

Made by distilled potatoes and some fruits or sugar

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Know Gin

It’s a spirit made from Juniper berries

Minimum alcoholic strength in Europe is 37.5% ABV the US has 40%

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Know Rum

Made from sugarcane such as molasses or from sugarcane juice is fermented and distilled

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Light RUMs (Silver or white)

Have very little flavor from general sweetness

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Gold RUMs (Amber)

Medium bodied Rums that aged made from White Oak wooden barrels that’s how they color

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Dark Rums (Brown black or red)

Generally age longer and charred Barrels giving them strong flavor hints of spice can be detected along with Caramell or molasses overtone

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Spiced Rum‘s (Gold Rum)

Has gold Rum spices typically cinnamon Rose Mary absinthe/aniseed or pepper

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Know Tequila

There are two types of tequilas mixtos and 100% agave and calm and five categories Blanco, Jovan, reposado, Anejo, extra Anejo

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Tequila Blanco (White)

Not aged bottle right after distillation process

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Joven (young, gold)

Mix of Blanco and reposado

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Reposado (rested)

Aged at a minimum of two months but less than a year old in any size oak barrels

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Anejo (aged)

Aged at a minimum of a year but less than three years in small oak barrels

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Extra Anejo (extra aged)

Aged at a minimum of three years in small oak barrels

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Know Whiskey

Distilled alcohol beverage made from fermented grain mash

Gain means malted barley, rye, malted rye,wheat and corn

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Single malt whiskey

Single distillery made from mash that uses one particular multi grain

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Single cask whiskey

Blended whiskey

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Blended malt whiskey

A mixture of single malt whiskey‘s from different distilleries if it’s labeled pure malt or malt it’s most certain to be blended more whiskey also called vatted malt whiskey

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Cask strength

Made by specialist independent bottles, such as Dukan Taylor Gordon and McPhail and Kentucky bourbon distillers