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Difference between Whiskey and Bourbon?

I was wondering if anybody could give me the differences between a whiskey and bourbon, as I was in a conversation the other day and we were talking about Jack Daniels. It is a bourbon but a lot of ...

whiskey bourbon  
asked by Jamie Eltringham 33 votes
answered by Ken Graham 36 votes

What is a draft beer?

What constitutes a draft beer, and how different is it? I see this term plastered on beer cans, but I have no idea what it means, or how it affects the beer's taste.

asked by IBG 15 votes
answered by MaxSC 20 votes

What are some of the iconic champagnes for each decade of the last 100 years?

Which champagne / house is most commonly associated with each decade since the 1920s? For example, a few initial thoughts might be: 1950s - Pol Roger (a Churchill influence?) 1960s - Bollinger (all ...

asked by amaidment 1 vote
answered by Ken Graham 2 votes

Is there a peatiness scale for whiskies

I am a big fan of the peatier Scotch whiskies, such as Octomore, Lagavulin, Laphroaig and Talisker, but aside from describing them as "really peaty" or "wow, so much smoke" it can be incredibly ...

asked by Rory Alsop 23 votes
answered by Rory Alsop 23 votes

by-volume/by-weight conversion formula

Okay, because I have nothing better to do on a Friday night (i.e., my carboys are all currently fermenting), I've decided to fiddle a little bit with math. I know that 0% alcohol by weight (ABW) is ...

asked by Daniel Wolfe 10 votes
answered by Joel Andrews 9 votes

Does milk stout actually contain lactose?

I know that lactose is used in the brewing process for milk stout, but I don't know if it remains there by the end of the brewing process. I'm very lactose intolerant, and want to know if I need to ...

asked by Danalog 20 votes
answered by Tom Anderson 17 votes

Which types of beer are commonly used for half-and-half beers?

Which types of beer are commonly used to create half-and-half beers? In frequent recipes are only beers of contrasting colours being used (like pilsener vs porter or pale lager vs stout) or other ...

colour beer-cocktails  
asked by pabouk 16 votes
answered by object88 11 votes
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