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6 Myths Of Vodka Busted

Vodka is a spirit distilled from grains and has originated from Russia and other parts of eastern Europe. There are many famous brands of vodka such as Smirnoff, Ciroc, white mischief Grey Goose etc. Each has its own distinct flavor and taste. However there are some myths associated with this drink, this post is a myth buster for all those.

1. Every vodka tastes the same: No! All vodkas do not taste the same, in fact, there are many variations, the ones produced in the eastern parts of Europe are must more robust and have authentic raw ingredients taste.

2. More distillation more flavor: More is not best here, although some say the number of distillations is proportional with the purity of the vodka, in reality over distillation causes complete stripping of the taste, and aroma of the liquid leaving behind pure alcohol.

3. White in most countries vodka is made from grains such as corn, wheat etc, it is also made from potatoes and pretty much anything.

4. The taste of a Mojito or a Bloody Mary made from a high-quality vodka will definitely differ from those made from a low-quality one. So, next time you are at a bar nearby, enquire which vodka he is using to mix your cocktail

5. The price of the vodka is always not equal to the quality, you can like a 3000 thousand rupees vodka better than a 20,000 vodka. It all depends on individual taste.

6. For the hundredth time, vodka is not tasteless and odorless, though it looks plain it has its own flavor profile, which you will discover once you start tasting vodkas from different countries.

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3 Rules To Make The Right Tequila

Tequila is a unique alcoholic beverage made from the distillation of a plant known as the Agave plant. This originated from Mexico and is now internationally well-known. Each area has its own method of preparing tequila, whatever the method be there are three basic rules which need to be followed to make the best tequila.

Here are those 3 golden rules for making tequila:

1. The first and foremost rule for making the best tequila in the market is to grow the agave plant in the right place. It must have high altitude, volcanic soil which gives it a distinct flavor and aroma.

2. The ancient hand-crafted process of making tequila requires cooking agave for 36  hours followed by 5 days of unassisted natural fermentation.

3. Sustainable methods must be employed to make tequila, this then helps to keep the soil fertile thus resulting in tasty tequila.

Next time when you are at a duty-free liquor outlet, do some research to find a tequila brand that uses these rules as that would taste the best.

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