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What's the difference between Whiskey, Rum, Vodka, Brandy, Scotch, Bear etc. when all are alcoholic drinks?

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Asked by Dinesh Manaktala, 22 Mar '12 09:30 pm
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Whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha}, or whiskey (Irish: uisce beatha), refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden casks (generally oak).

Different grains are used for different varieties, including: barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and maize (corn). Whisky derives from the Gaelic word for "water" (uisce or usige), and is called in full uisge-beatha (in Scotland) or uisce beatha (Ireland), meaning "Water of Life". It is related to the Latin aqua vitae, also meaning "water of life". It is always Scotch whisky, and Irish whiskey; other countries may use either spelling.

The production of rum dates back to the seventeenth century. It is distilled from either fermented sugarcane-juice or fermented molasses, and can be nearly colorless and faintly aromatic with a light body, or dark brown with a heavy body, flavorful and having a rich aroma.

Most of the world's rum comes from the Caribbean. Puert ...more
Answered by Sia, 22 Mar '12 09:40 pm

 
  
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Taste and percentage of alcohol differs
Answered by jameel ahmed, 22 Mar '12 09:31 pm

 
  
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Taste and percentage of alcohol differs
Answered by Motu, 27 Sep 07:51 pm

 
  
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Rum is distilled from fermented cane sugar. It can be bottle plain, spiced, aged, or spiced and aged.

Whisky, Gin, and Vodka are all distilled spirits made from grain alcohol (though some vodka distilleries use fruit or potatoes, grain is the traditional source. There are records of vodka being made in Europe long before the potato was even introduced from America).

Vodka is normally plain alcohol and water that retains very few flavor characteristics. It is sometimes lightly flavored.

Gin is flavored with juniper berries, and sometimes a few other herbal extracts.

Whisky is grain spirits that have been aged in wood barrels. If it's made in Scotland, it's scotch whisky; if it's made in Ireland, it's Irish whiskey; if it's made in Canada, it's Canadian whiskey, if it's made in Japan it's Japanese whisky, and there are number of types of American whisky:
* bourbon: mash is at least 51% corn (maize), usually there are two other kinds of grain in the mash as well.
* rye: mash ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 26 Mar '12 09:51 pm

 
  
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Just because of its alcohol levels in it
Answered by ajay bhaskar ninawe, 23 Mar '12 12:38 am

 
  
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I've no such idea dear coz i don't drink at all ..sorry dear...
Answered by vijay, 22 Mar '12 10:15 pm

 
  
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All r alcoholic drink bt percentage of alcohol vary in each
Answered by patelrekha, 22 Mar '12 09:49 pm

 
  
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Roti, Naan, Tandoori Roti, Roomali Roti - Every roti is made of wheat flour, but there is a difference. Right?
Answered by manish varma, 22 Mar '12 09:32 pm

 
  
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