Category Archives: Spirits

What Is The Best Grain For Making Whiskey? (Whiskey Explained!)

Whiskey is defined as a distilled drink made from the fermentation of malt.  But do you know the difference is between a Blended Scotch Whisky and a Single Malt Scotch? Curious what makes a Tennessee whiskey, different from a bourbon, or a rye? It all comes down to the grains. In this article, we’re going to talk{…}

Tequila Explained – The difference between Blanco, reposado, and Anejo?

Who hasn’t taken a shot of tequila at least once in their life? Even if you’ve never taken a tequila shot, chances are you’ve probably ordered a margerita, paloma, a dirty tequila maritini, or some other type of tequila-based cocktail before.  Ever notice how the shot sometimes appears translucent and other times it has a slight{…}

Why Is My Gin Cloudy? (Gin Louching Explained)

Louching is when your spirit turns a cloudy milky white color, instead of a nice clear spirit. In this article, we’re going to tackle what causes louching, and what you can do to fix it! Why is my gin cloudy? Gin goes cloudy due to a phenomenon known as louching. This is where the alcohol{…}

Is Tequila Gluten Free? (All Explained)

With a rise in health awareness in modern times, it’s no wonder people are curious about what is and isn’t gluten-free (regardless of whether they are celiac, sensitive, or just making better health decisions for themselves). It’s always important to know what you can drink (without anxiety) and what you should avoid. Beer, of course,{…}

Is Vodka Gluten Free? (Everything You Need To Know)

With a rise in health awareness in modern times, it’s no wonder we are curious about what is and isn’t gluten-free (regardless of whether they are celiac, sensitive, or just making better health decisions for themselves). It’s important to know exactly what you can drink (without anxiety) and what you should avoid. Beer, of course,{…}

What is Bathtub Gin? (And How to Make It At Home!)

The Gin craze is here! And, with more and more people curious about different types of gin, it’s no wonder we’ve been getting a bunch of questions about the infamous ‘bathtub gin’. What is Bathtub Gin? There are two types of bathtub gin, the historical kind which is how the name originated, and the contemporary{…}

What Is Sloe Gin? (And How You Can Make It At Home!)

Although Sloe Gin is an old drink, it is gaining popularity, and many new age distilleries are now producing this liqueur to the new wave of gin enthusiasts. ‘ We refer to Sloe Gin as liquor because of the sweetness it contains. Sloe berries are incredibly sour when consumed straight from the plant. However, with{…}

Is Rum Gluten-Free? (What Exactly Is In Rum?)

With a rise in health awareness in modern times, it’s no wonder people are curious about what is and isn’t gluten-free (regardless of whether they are celiac, sensitive, or just making better health decisions for themselves). It’s always important to know what you can drink (without anxiety) and what you should avoid. Beer, of course,{…}