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Trappist beers are all abbey beers, but not all abbey beers are trappist. It's a bit like champagne, it's a protected product name to designate a certain type of classical brewn beers.Trappist is the enumeration of beers brew within the walls of an abbey inhabitted by the Trappist monks of the Tre Fontane. Currently (Okt. 2015) there are 11 recognized ...


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Generally, when people refer to "moonshine" and they are referring to what can be purchased legally, they are really referring to "white whiskey" (a.k.a. un-aged whiskey), or whiskey that has not been aged in an oak barrel. Most whiskey is fermented from either all-corn, or corn and an other grain (like rye), but there are some boutique type whiskeys that ...


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Before going to the various types of gin, I feel it necessary to define a few terms and for simplification I am going to use Wikipedia. What is gin? Gin is a spirit which derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis). From its earliest origins in the Middle Ages, gin has evolved from use in herbal medicine to an object of ...


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Well, Champagne has to come from Champagne and has made out of a combination of 3 grapes (Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier or Chardonnay) and made using the Méthode Champenoise techniques. They think this truly reflects the terroir of the Champagne region. They were one of the first to assert their regional identity around the world by enforcing their region name ...


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Moonshine is any alcohol that is made illegally. It is usually make in small batches In most cases if you are able to buy 'Moonshine' from a store it is generally not real moonshine I believe that it's called moonshine because it was illegal to make, so it was usually distributed at night time under the moonlight hence the name 'Moonshine'. It was ...


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Lucas Kauffman has given a lot of details about the question you asked. I want only to add that all Trappist beers have this logo on their label except Westvleteren beer which does not have any kind of label on the bottle.


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What's the difference between Amaretto and Crème de Noyaux? Amaretto County of origin: Italy (Saronno, Italy) Alcohol by Volume: 28% Flavor: Slight bitter almond "Flavoured from bitter almonds, various modern commercial brands are prepared from a base of apricot stones, peach stones, or almonds, all of which are natural sources of the benzaldehyde that ...


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If you want to be a traditionalist, it's not really Moonshine unless it was produced illegally, without all the proper taxes and such. Anything you buy in the store could more accurately be called white liquor, grain liquor or corn liquor, depending on the mash stock. A key feature of both legally and illegally produced Moonshine is that it's unaged. It ...


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Moonshine derives (supposedly) its name from transporting it at night to avoid detection. Moonshine was made a lot in the mountains because of the inaccessibility of where the mountain-folk would hide the Stills and the abundance of fresh mountain springs. They could also make the moonshine high proof to maximize cost/drunk ratio (I know it sounds close ...


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