Facts about Whiskey Drink Recipes
An intoxicating beverage which is an alcoholic liquor distilled from a fermented mash of grain such as malt, corn, rye, wheat or barley. Whiskey contains approximately 40 to 50 percent ethyl alcohol by volume. The word 'Whiskey' derives from the from the Gaelic for meaning “water of life”. The most popular Whiskeys of the world are Scotch (commonly spelled whisky) Irish, American, and Canadian Whiskey. A newly made whiskey is colorless. The rich brown of the matured whiskey is acquired from the casks or barrels in which it is stored. The word and spelling 'whisky' is generally used for those distilled in Scotland and Canada. The word and spelling 'whiskey' is commonly used for the spirits distilled in Ireland and in the United States.
Types of Whiskey - Scotch Whiskey
Scotch Whiskey Drink Recipes - Scotch Whiskey is made using quantities of peat employed in curing the malt. Scotch whiskey has a dry, almost smoky flavor. The grain most often used in Scotch whiskey is rye. Scotch whisky is divided into three distinct categories: single malt, pure malt and blended Scotch whiskey. Some of the most famous and popular blended Scotch Whiskey brands are:
Johnnie Walker Scotch
Cutty Sark Scotch
Famous Grouse Scotch
Chivas Regal Scotch
Types of Whiskey - Irish Whiskey
Irish Whiskey Drink Recipes - Irish Whiskey does not include the use of peat when curing the malt. Irish Whiskey has a full, sweet flavor. The grain most often used in Irish whiskey is rye. Some of the most famous and popular Irish Whiskey brands are:
Tullamore Dew Irish
Types of Whiskey - American Whiskey
American Whiskey Drink Recipes - American whiskey is divided into two main varieties - rye and bourbon. American Rye Whiskey is made using rye and American Bourbon (Kentucky) whiskey is made using corn. American whiskey takes longer to mature than Irish and Scotch whiskey and has a higher flavor and deeper color. A popular brand of Canadian / American whiskey is Seagrams Whiskey which is distilled in Indiana.
Types of Whiskey - American Bourbon Whiskey
Bourbon drink recipes - Bourbon is a distinctive type of American whiskey which is made from at least 51% corn or maize with the remainder of the Bourbon whiskey being made from wheat and/or rye, and malted barley. Most of the brands of bourbon whiskey are distilled in Kentucky. Some of the most famous and popular American Bourbon Whiskey brands are:
Jim Beam Bourbon
Van Winkle Bourbon
Four Roses Bourbon
Types of American Whiskey - Jack Daniel's Whiskey
Jack Daniels drink recipes - Jack Daniel's is produced in a Tennessee whiskey distillery. This famous American whiskey was named after the founder of the company whose name was Jasper Newton and his nickname was "Jack" Daniel. Hence the name Jack Daniel's whiskey was adopted in 1866. Jack Daniels was one of thirteen children who were of Welsh descent. The company was later incorporated as "Jack Daniel Distillery, Lem Motlow, Prop., Inc.". The difference between Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey, such as Jack Daniels, is that Tennessee whiskey must undergo the Lincoln County Process. This process requires that the Tennessee whiskey is filtered through a 10 foot layer of maple charcoal. This process is considered to give Tennessee whiskey a distinctive flavor and also makes it unusually mild.
Canadian Whiskey and Types of Rye Whiskey
Canadian Whiskey Drink Recipes - Canadian whisky is often called "rye whisky" in Canada and the United States, as historically much of the content was made from rye. Canadian Whiskey is made using only cereal grain. The grain most often used in Canadian whiskey is rye. Canadian whiskey has a lighter flavor. Some of the most famous and popular Canadian Whiskey brands are:
Crown Royal (Canadian blended whisky)
Canadian Club (Canadian blended whisky)
Glen Breton Rare (Canadian single malt)
In the United States 'rye whiskey' is, by law, made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye. The brand name of a popular American Rye whiskey is Wild Turkey.
Calories in Whiskey Drink Recipes
The calorie count in Whiskey Drink Recipes and their nutrition value is as follows:
- Calorie in Whiskey: 1oz = 95 Calories in 80 Proof
- Cholesterol = None
- Saturated fat = None
- Sodium content = Very Low
- Sugar content = None
The downside of Whiskey Drink Recipes is its high alcohol content.
Free Whiskey Drink Recipes
These free Whiskey Drink Recipes are suitable for:
- Drinks at your home bar
The list of free Whiskey Drink Recipes detailed above contain the contents by ingredients. Exercise your bartending skills, use decorations and unusual drinking glasses and drink coasters to become the bartender of your own personal bar which serves Whiskey Drink Recipes!