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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bourbon and rye whiskeys are more than just the sum of their parts. While each flavor combines to make a distinct and finished product, the individual components remain, playing crucial roles in the distinct flavor of the end product. Scientists, researchers and distillers have long been breaking down these spirits to determine the chemical compounds and flavor profiles of each one, resulting in a study now known as the “chemistry...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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