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- What is the différence between whisky et whiskey ?
- What are the different types of whisky?
- What are the methods of whisky production?
- What is a cask strength whisky?A cask strength whisky is a whisky bottled to its natural degree from the cask, that is between 40% and 65%, and is therefore not reduced with water.
- What is a peated whisky ?A peated whisky develops typical more or less smoky notes that are very appreciated by connoisseurs. To obtain these aromas, they burn peat that will perfume the barley during the drying stage. The amount of peat burned will influence the concentration of peat flavours identified by the "ppm" (parts per million - phenolic compounds, measure the impact of peat smoke deposited on barley during drying).
- How to choose a good whisky to offer?Try to know the brand, distillery or type of whisky that the person appreciates in order to offer novelties with a close profile. You can also opt for a whisky gift box that always hits its mark!
- How is whisky made?
- What are the whisky producing countries?
- Where to find the best whisky?
- Does whisky age in bottle?
- Why are maturation casks important when creating a whisky?The relationship between the wood of the cask and the whisky is crucial during the ageing. It is during this stage that the whisky acquires its aromas as well as its texture according to the type of cask that has been used. Bourbon casks bring vanilla and honeyed notes, Sherry bears on dried fruits and spices, Porto on ripe and red fruits...
- What is the difference between a limited edition and a classic whisky?
- How much sugar and calories in a glass of whisky?The whisky is one of the alcohols with the weakest concentration of sugar because it is the result of distillation and not fermentation. Count 0.5 g of carbohydrates for a 3 cl glass of whisky. From a caloric point of view, we note that a glass contains 70 cal with a high alcohol content.
- How to taste a whisky?Pour between 1.5 and 3 cl in a tasting glass to let the aromas open. Add a few drops of spring water to reveal all the aromatic qualities of your whisky or whisky stones for a fresh tasting. Many cocktails also allow you to discover whisky in a new light.
- What are the different types of Sherry casks?VWe count six of them, but the four most commonly used sherry casks are the Fino, which is the driest and characterized by hazelnut; the Oloroso, darker with a more marked character; the Pedro Ximenez, sweeter and softer; and the Amontillado, heavier and slightly softer than Fino. Browse our article to learn more about whisky aged in Sherry casks.
- How to invest in whisky?
- What is a Master of Chai?The cellar master participates in the elaboration and closely follows each step of the production of the whisky, up to the bottling.