Download A Double Scotch: How Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet Became by F. Paul Pacult PDF

By F. Paul Pacult

ISBN-10: 0471662712

ISBN-13: 9780471662716

A Double Scotch tells the intertwined luck tales of Chivas Regal and The Glenlivet-;two Scotch whisky manufacturers famous the world-over for his or her unprecedented caliber. based through Scottish grocers from Aberdeen, Chivas Regal stands because the world's most well liked status mixed Scotch. First distilled by means of a pistol-packing Highlander, The Glenlivet is at the present time the top-selling single-malt Scotch in the United States. F. Paul Pacult explores those iconic spirits and tells the outstanding tale of the 2 households who continued a variety of hardships to construct their manufacturers. A enterprise e-book that is going down effortless, A Double Scotch tells the tale of the world's favourite whiskies, and the tale of the state and households that made them so.

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D. Remarkably, the kettle-like, bulbous copper pot stills used today to distill Scotland’s malt whiskies are based on Haiyan’s 1200-year-old concept. The resourceful Jabir Ibn Haiyan, or “Geber” as the Europeans called him, wrote more than one hundred essays and treatises on Reaching the Boiling Point 23 Traditional copper pot-stills are the heart of a distillery. chemistry, metallurgy, and the importance of experimental investigation. Jabir Ibn Haiyan is the most important, if surprisingly ignored, figure of modern distillation.

Whereas advancements in technique and technology as well as wood barrel maturation have made contemporary Scotch whiskies among the most refined of distillates, the uisge beathas of the King James IV era were rough-andready virgin spirits that were consumed straight off the still. Today, Scotch whisky must, by law, age in oak barrels for a minimum of three years, but Scotland’s first whiskies weren’t allowed the luxury of time to mellow and evolve. Since hygiene wasn’t an issue in the centuries that ushered in Scotland’s religious Reformation (the split between competing factions within the Church that started in the early 1500s), stills and storage vats were likely to be fetid contraptions and containers that Reaching the Boiling Point 29 served as unsanitary playgrounds for harmful bacteria.

At its most rudimentary level, distillation is the system of separating the biochemical properties of a liquid by boiling it, capturing the gaseous vapors, then cooling and condensing the collected vapors to create a distinctly new, highpotency liquid. This resultant distillate is the sanitized, decontaminated essence of the base materials that made up the original liquid. Here is another way of understanding the primary purpose of distillation in terms that read less like a chemistry book. A natural disaster, such as an earthquake or flood, temporarily cuts off the water supply to a community.

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