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Liqueur
liquor with sugar added and/or less than 40 proof
Alize
blend of passion fruit juices and cognac
Angostura Bitters
-famously in Manhattan cocktails
-Old Fashioneds
-Pink Gin
Amaretto
-generic cordial formality
-made from apricot pit and herbs = almond flavor
Black Haus
Germany's brand of Blackberry Schnapps liqueur
Bailey's Irish Cream
-fresh dairy cream, Irish Whiskey, other natural flavors
-does not spoil because of whiskey
Vodka
-*distilled at high proof = tasteless
-originally made from potatoes
-currently made from grain
-originators: Poland or Russia
Anisette
-cordial
-made from anise seeds = licorice taste
-different names:
Italy - Sambuca
Greece - Ouza
Turkey - Raki
Spirit
-gin, vodka, rum, whiskey, tequila, brandy
-distilled liquor (no sugar) with 20%+ ABV
Gin
-*distilled and flavored with juniper berries
-pine(like) flavor and additional flavors--various gin recipes
Scotch Whiskey
-*"the Scotch"
-barley (dried over peat fires), fermented with yest and grain and hot water, distilled/aged in barrels
-*single: products from single distillery
-*blended: products made of whiskeys of 2+ distilleries
-*malted: distilled from one malted gran
Irish Whiskey
-*barley (dried in smokeless kilns) + grains + water and cooked + yeast --> fermentation (days) --> distilled again (4-15 years)
Rum
-*distilled juice extractions (sugar canes or molasses) pressed, boiled, reduced, clarified
-Dark Rum: aged 3-12 years; more aromatic and richer flavor
-Spiced Rum: added spices and caramel
American Whiskey
-*varies upon type of grain used
-common types
Bourbon Whiskey
Rye Whiskey
Corn Whiskey
Straight Whiskey
Canadian Whiskey
-made from rye
-by Canadian law: must age for 3 years in wooden barrels
Bourbon
-*ages in charred oak barrels
-must be 51% grain
-*Bourbon Country: iron free water
Tequila
-distilled juice extracts from blue agave plant, fermented, distilled twice, aged
-white: 14-21 days
oro (gold): 2 months
reposado (rested): 1 year
-aging process maximized 6-10 years
Cognac
-brandy from cognac, France
-distilled white wine, aged 2 years + caramel for color
Popular Cognac Brands
Courvoisier
Hennessey
Remy Martin
Popular Gin Brands
Beefeater
Bombay Sapphire
Hendricks
Tanqueray
Popular Bourbon Brands
Jim Beam
Jack Daniel's
Maker's Mark
Wild Turkey
Popular Vodka Brands
Absolute
-Citron
-Mandarin
-Raspberry
-Vanilla
Belvedere
Finland
Grey Goose
Ketel One
Skyy
Smirnoff
Stolichnaya
Popular Scotch Brands
Chivas Regal
Dewar's
J&B
Johnie Walker
Popular Rum Brands
Bicardi
-Superior
-151
-Anejo
-Black-Gold
Captain Morgan's
-Spiced
Malibu
-Coconut
Meyer's
Mount Gay
Parrot Bay
Popular Tequila Brands
Jose Cuervo/Cuevro 1800
Patron
Sauza
Popular Whiskey Brands
Canadian Club
Crown Royal
Jameson's Irish
Seagram's 7
Popular Single Malt Scotch Brands
Glenfiddich
Glenlivet
the Maccallen
Laphroaig