Smirnoff Triple Distilled Vodka 70cl
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The more you distill, the more heavy components are left behind. So it’s believed that triple distilled whiskies are “lighter” because that third distillation removes more of the heavier components. The heavier components are like oils and proteins which contribute to body, mouthfeel, while the lighter ones are like esters that contribute to the aroma and scent. Meanwhile Asda beat off all competition when it comes to the best value branded spirit across the board.
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That said, triple distilled isn’t bad either. Just another wrinkle to add to an already complex spirit… which makes it all the more fun!Many people think vodka is made from potatoes, and it can be, but more specifically, vodka is made from any source of starch or sugar, plus yeast. Because starch is just a long chain of sugars, it can be broken down into sugar with added enzymes. The primary sources of starch used to make vodka include wheat, rye, corn, rice, potatoes, barley and soy. Common sources of sugar include sugar cane, molasses, sugar beets, honey, maple syrup and fruits such as grapes and apples.
Glenlivet broke from this tradition after the age of rail, when coal was used instead of peat. It became a trend on Speyside and throughout the Highlands.Crystal head’s skull bottles are iconic, but we wanted to know if the spirit — which is filtered through diamonds — lived up to the premium price tag. Tayport Distillery’s premium Malt Barley Vodka is produced using Scotland’s finest malt barley, and was awarded a Gold medal by our judges for its smooth, refined and creamy taste. The quality of the base spirit is also better than ever, with many companies deciding to bring out some top quality vodkas as part of their ranges, How is it Made?