Category Archives: Water

Does Distilled Water Freeze? (The Key Differences)

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There are various ways to purify water. From distilling, deionizing, and reverse osmosis. Most of these methods treat the water you use at home. Distilling water is a common technique used commercially and it can be replicated at home. Distilled water is water that’s steamed, condensed, and collected in sterile jars. This ensures an excellent level{…}

The Best Water For Making Whiskey (And How To Treat It!)

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Water is by far the biggest component in whiskey making. From the steeping and mashing of the grains, right through to diluting (proofing) the final spirit. And when an ingredient is so important, we need to make sure we use the right type of water! Felipe Schrieberg points out that  “while whisky nuts obsess over every{…}

A Distillers’ Guide To Excise Duty (Excise Tax Considerations)

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Old Tom Gin Recipe (Sweetened Gin!)

Old Tom gin is a style of gin that was popular in the 18th and{...}

The Best Whiskey Stones In 2023 (3 Types To Choose From)

The key attraction of whiskey stones is they can provide the same cooling effect of{...}

Grandma’s Floral Gin Recipe

This recipe is inspired by the perfumy, floral gin flavors popular in the 1940s and{...}

Macerated Gin Recipe (Try This!)

Maceration is a process of infusing the botanicals in a neutral spirit and allowing the{...}

Easy Bathtub Gin Recipe (No Distillation Required!)

Bathtub gin refers to an alcohol-based drink mixture produced at home in the 1920s or{...}