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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.