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    Whiskey Whiskey Presentation Transcript

    • Whiskey Presented by – Gaurav Dhiman
    • Whiskey or whisky refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden casks.
    • Whiskey’s can be made from a variety of cereals depending on their types and water These cereals are - Barley - Corn - Rye - Wheat
    • Process #1 MALTING: The process which converts barley to MALT( refer to malting process in making of beer)
    • Process #2 MASHING: Which produces WORT (sugar solution) from ground or crushed MALT.
    • Process #3 FERMENTATION : A process that produces WASH (a weak, crude, impure spirit) consequent upon the introduction of YEAST in the WORT.
    • Process #4 DISTILLATION: The process that strengthens and purifies the spirit contained in the WASH and also separates the solids contained in the spirituous liquor.
    • MATURATION: The process that transforms the raw SPIRIT into WHISKY.
    • BOTTLING: After the period of maturation the spirit is bottled to be sold.
    • The different types of whiskies/whiskeys are:  Scotch whisky  Irish Whiskey  American Whiskey Canadian Whiskey Indian Whisky
    • Scotch Whisky A Scotch is distilled at a Scottish distillery from water and malted barley, to which only other whole grains may be added, have been processed at that distillery into a mash, and fermented only by the addition of yeast.   Matured in Scotland in oak casks for not less than three years.  Must not contain any added substance other than water and caramel colour.
    • Types of Scotch Single Malt Whisky (Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, The Macallan, Balvenie, Glenlivet, Highland Park, Lagavulin, Laphroaig)
    • Blended Scotch whisky It is a mixture of malt and grain whisky. (Johnnie Walker, Famous Grouse, Chivas Regal)
    • Irish Whiskey These Whiskeys are called Bourbons Made not less than 51% corn with Malted barley. Barrels used are charred / toasted and made of American oak Eg – Jim beam
    • American Whiskey Kentucky These Whiskeys are called Bourbons Made not less than 51% corn with Malted barley. Rye is also used Barrels used are charred / toasted and made of American oak Eg – Jim beam Tennessee Whiskeys are produced form a sour mash. Produces some of the world’s richest and smoothest whiskies. Charred in oak casks and then filtered through a mass of charcoal Eg- Jack Daniel’s no 7
    • Canadian Whiskey  Made from blends of different grains  Rye, Corn and Malted Barley  They have a reputation of being the lightest of all classic whiskies.  Famous Brands – Canadian Club and Crown Royal
    • Indian Whisky  Made from various distilled spirits from predominantly molasses but nowadays barley malt is also used.  Some of the famous Indian whiskies are : Royal Challenge, Bagpiper, Antiquity
    • Service of Whiskey