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Whiskey

  1. 1. Whiskey Presented by – Gaurav Dhiman
  2. 2. Whiskey or whisky refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden casks.
  3. 3. Whiskey’s can be made from a variety of cereals depending on their types and water These cereals are - Barley - Corn - Rye - Wheat
  4. 4. Process #1 MALTING: The process which converts barley to MALT( refer to malting process in making of beer)
  5. 5. Process #2 MASHING: Which produces WORT (sugar solution) from ground or crushed MALT.
  6. 6. Process #3 FERMENTATION : A process that produces WASH (a weak, crude, impure spirit) consequent upon the introduction of YEAST in the WORT.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. MATURATION: The process that transforms the raw SPIRIT into WHISKY.
  9. 9. BOTTLING: After the period of maturation the spirit is bottled to be sold.
  10. 10. The different types of whiskies/whiskeys are:  Scotch whisky  Irish Whiskey  American Whiskey Canadian Whiskey Indian Whisky
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Types of Scotch Single Malt Whisky (Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie, The Macallan, Balvenie, Glenlivet, Highland Park, Lagavulin, Laphroaig)
  13. 13. Blended Scotch whisky It is a mixture of malt and grain whisky. (Johnnie Walker, Famous Grouse, Chivas Regal)
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Service of Whiskey

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