What is peat ?

What is peat ?

To describe a Whisky, a taster often talks about its peatiness, or absence of peatiness. (in French : la tourbe) But what exactly is peat? Peat is a plant material extracted from the ground. It is formed by mucus in wetlands or bogs. Peatlands...

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Gin vs Beer : figthing for survival

Gin vs Beer : figthing for survival

Gin vs Beer : figthing for survival The origins of Gin are not glorious. Gin is deemed to have devastated entire generations, pushing them into misery and starvation. At the end of the fifteenth century, Genever is marketed by the Dutch in...

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Tequila and Mezcal : what differences ?

Tequila and Mezcal : what differences ?

Tequila and Mezcal : what differences ? Today, the blog of Alcopedia flies to Mexico to discover two interesting spirits : Tequila and Mezcal. These alcohols are often associated one with each other, but remain inherently distinct. The distilled...

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