JoySpirits.com : Alcohol & Spirits Articles
- 30-Nov-2012 : Mulled wine
Mulled wine (Gluhwein - from German glГјhender Wein - red hot wine) - a hot drink, made on the basis of wine. Wine is a drink, which is produced by complete or partial fermentation of fruits and of fruit juices.
- 21-Sep-2012 : Strong Spirits
Strong alcohol is necessary to distinguish, especially by raw materials from which it is made. The basis of strong alcohol in southern Europe has always been the wine, in countries with colder climates - grain or potatoes.
- 17-Aug-2012 : Short history of whiskey
The name of the whisky comes from the Gaelic uisge beatha (Scotland) or uisce beatha (Ireland). Soldiers of the English King Henry II, who seized Ireland in the 12th century, could not utter a word and turned it into вЂњwhiskyвЂќ.
- 20-Jul-2012 : Building a Home Bar
Would you like to have a home place, so you can relax with friends and family, drink and chat? Then the home bar for the rest - that's what you need in the house. Creating bar in your home place is a great idea and it can be as simple as designating your kitchen cupboard into a liquor cabinet or more extensive like building a wet bar in the basement with all the amenities.
- 22-Jun-2012 : Gin Drink Time
Gin is one of the strongest alcoholic beverages. Natural taste of gin is very dry, and therefore it is rarely drunk in its pure form. Well cooked gin has a very dry balanced flavor, a sharp temper, clear flavor of juniper.
- 12-Jun-2012 : Light alcoholic beverages
Today alcoholic beverages are actively sold products in many countries and their diversity reaches a large number. Many of us enjoy a drink or two, every now and again, with a friend, at a party, with dinner, etc.
- 18-May-2012 : The famous Irish liqueur
Nowadays, probably the most famous and popular liqueur in the world is the original Irish cream Baileys. This wonderful drink, the leader of liqueurs, is produced basing on fresh cream and Irish whiskey, it is distinguished with delicate aroma and surprising tenderness.
- 27-Apr-2012 : Elite Cognac as a Gift Alcohol
Cognac, a variety of brandy, is considered to be one of the finest, if not the most finest, among spirits. Ita€™s a drink that has been favored and loved over the centuries by kings, emperors and European aristocrats.
- 30-Mar-2012 : The Native Spirit of America
Today, American whiskey is becoming more popular. It is represented by many varieties, of which the most popular are bourbon and Tennessee whiskey and still remain the major. Bourbon is an American form of whiskey named for Bourbon County, Kentucky.
- 22-Feb-2012 : What do you need to know when buying wine?
Wine is a well-known alcoholic beverage. The main way to get wine is by fermentation of grape or fruit and berry juice. The wine has a thousand-year history and is rightfully considered noble drink.
- 19-Jan-2012 : Absinthe - mysteries and secrets of the beverage
One of the most mysterious, but at the same time extremely attractive is an alcoholic beverage Absinthe. Van Gogh loved it; it won the hearts of many people in the past. It is believed that the best absinthe is a classic green product, prepared according to the ancient recipes of the 19th century with all the rules and nuances.
- 23-Dec-2011 : Drinks of the World's Nations : Tequila
Tequila refers to the strong spirits. It is made from the Blue Agave plant - a huge plant, which, apart from the external resemblance, has nothing to do with the cactus. The native land of the beverage was also called by this plant: translated from the aztec 'Mexico' means 'place of the agave.
- 01-Dec-2011 : Cocktails - the modern way to drink alcoholic beverages
A cocktail can be defined as a mixed drink, which includes one or more spirits and one or more mixers, such as sodas or fruit juices, carefully selected by taste, color and even smell. The main feature of the cocktails is that they must be not only tasty, but also visually appealing drinks.
- 27-Oct-2011 : Drinking culture or how to drink alcoholic beverages.
Alcohol consumption is considered socially acceptable in many situations today. More than 80 percent of all Americans enjoy drinks without any harmful effects to themselves or society. Drinking is done to celebrate special occasions such as parties with friends, birthdays, weddings, and family get-togethers, and with meals.
- 06-Oct-2011 : Premium Alcohol - a Symbol of Success
Nowadays, the brands dictate lifestyle and consumer behavior, affect human culture and scale of the values, form certain society groups by combining multiple features. Popularity of high-quality alcohol is increasing due to its wider resorting.
- 22-Sep-2011 : Methods for Cleaning Vodka Up
From the outset, making vodka in Russia a lot of attention was paid to clean the alcohol from an unpleasant smell and taste. The first experiments of distillation not pleased: alcohol produces a cloudy, with a terrible taste and the smell of fusel oils.
- 09-Sep-2011 : Make a Good Choice of Whiskey
Many love to gather with friends and family at the holiday table. At the same time you always want to please them and make a surprise. We advise to offer your guests a luxury drink - whiskey. But, not to be in an awkward position in the midst of the holiday, select a bit of time to learn the basic features of this type of alcoholic beverages.
- 24-Aug-2011 : The healing properties of balms
There are very many folk remedies for the immunity increase: you can help your body by various herbs, medical fees, pills. But gathering herbs and preparing decoctions require knowledge and effort. There is a more reliable and proven way to solve this problem - use the ready-balsams, it is desirable of well-known brands.
- 03-Aug-2011 : Varieties of Scotch whisky
The development history of whisky began of more than 300 years ago, when the technology of its production began to improve rapidly. The result was that wonderful beverage that we know today. It was the Scots who invented ways to recycle those that exist to this day.
- 14-Jul-2011 : The Taste of Vodka
Vodka is a strong alcoholic drink obtained by mixing the rectified ethyl alcohol from organic material with specially prepared (purified tap) water, followed by treatment of the water-alcohol solution of activated charcoal or modified starch and filtration.
- 08-Jul-2011 : The art of tasting whisky
Whisky with its rich history has evolved from a simple beverage into an art. For better appreciation of the true Scotch whiskeys taste, such as Aberlour 18 YO, Chivas Regal 12 YO and etc, it is necessary to adhere to the drinking culture, enjoying every sip and taste.