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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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