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The Science Of Whiskey
2013-09-09 16:05:15

As the art of distilling whiskey becomes increasingly popular, researchers from the University of California-Davis say they’re getting closer to understanding the chemical fingerprint of these brown spirits.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.