How to distinguish between whiskey?
The question is, how to distinguish whiskey from a fake,is quite relevant, because even if you buy this drink in a checked place, there is a great risk, run into a surrogate. Scottish scientists have developed a device for determining the authenticity of whiskey, but so far he has not entered into free sale. Therefore, to determine the quality of the drink, you should use simple rules.
We examine the bottle
First of all it is necessary to examine carefullya bottle on which there must be an excise stamp. It is necessary to carefully study the label. If it is glued crookedly, and even with streaks of glue, then this should raise big doubts about the authenticity of the whiskey. So the inscription "Scotch type whiskey" says that before you imitation, while the marking Blended tells that it is a mixture of different types of whiskey. And if you see the words "Distilled and sustained in Scotland", then this is also not a 100% guarantee of the naturalness of the drink. Labels with the inscriptions Premium and Deluxe say that these are elite types of whiskey.
It is worth noting that the composition of this whiskey is notcan be ethanol, methanol, other alcohol impurities, flavors, fragrances and food additives. Mandatory components of whiskey are barley malt, barley, corn.
After the label you need to carefully consider the colorwhiskey. With a natural drink, it can range from light golden to dark golden. Surrogate imitations are often turbid brown, and have a sediment.
Aroma and taste of whiskey
The difference between whiskey and surrogate is also inaroma of a drink that should be light with an oak, sweetish or malty hue, with notes of fruit, vanilla or flowers. While, the fake gives alcohol. And if you turn the bottle upside down, the surrogate runs down the sides of the bottle, and the real whiskey should fall from the bottom of the bottle like a big drop. If you try real whiskey, then its taste will be balanced, and leave behind a long aftertaste. As a rule, after him, there is rarely a hangover syndrome. Now you know how to distinguish whiskey, and will be extremely careful when buying this expensive drink.