People have their own preferences when it comes to alcohol. While some prefer hard wine over rocks, there are many who prefer a glass of wine or a vodka shot. No matter what your favorite alcoholic beverage is, we’re sure you still don’t know what’s in it. Today, we will talk about 6 alcoholic beverages, which are very popular among the people, and we will also highlight the main ingredient from which they are made.
A clear alcoholic beverage, vodka is a distilled alcoholic beverage, and the primary ingredients in this beverage are water and ethanol, which have flavor. Well, vodka these days is also made from fermented grains like rye, rice, corn and wheat. Vodka lovers believe that the more distilled vodka, the better its quality and taste.
This alcoholic beverage is made from malt barley. However, during the fermentation process, other grains are added to change the taste of the whiskey. Barley malt is used to make Scotch whiskey, while corn, wheat, rye and oats are also added to barley malt to make other whiskeys. Rye adds spice to whiskey, it is also burned with white oak wood which adds a special flavor to the whiskey. Another whiskey that is loved by many is Bourbon. This American whiskey is older in barrels and is made from mash of corn, rye and malt barley. The process of making bourbon whiskey is similar to other whiskeys. However, the point of difference is that the percentage of corn in these drinks is much higher, not less than 51%.