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  Distilled beverage - Definition, explanation
A distilled beverage, also called spirits, is a preparation for consumption containing ethyl alcohol purified by distillation, or other method, from a substance such as wine, grain or wood.
In a basic form the technique of distillation goes back to Babylonia in the fourth millennium BC when specially shaped clay plots, it is thought, were used to extract some small amounts of distilled alcohol through natural cooling, for the manufacture of perfumes.
Distillation seems to have been known by alchemists in Alexandria, around the 3rd century AD, who used alcohol only for the coloring of metal and sublimation and was not widely known.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/d/di/distilled_beverage.php   (827 words)

  
  Alcoholic beverage - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Alcoholic beverages have been widely consumed since prehistoric times by people around the world, seeing use as a component of the standard diet, for hygienic or medical reasons, for their relaxant and euphoric effects, for recreational purposes, for artistic inspiration, as aphrodisiacs, and for other reasons.
Distilled alcohol appeared first in Europe in the mid 12th century and by the early 14th century it had spread throughout Europe.
Vodka can be distilled from any source (grain and potatoes being the most common) but the main characteristic of vodka is that it is so thoroughly distilled as to exhibit none of the flavors derived from its source material.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Alcoholic_beverage   (3176 words)

  
 Alcoholic beverage - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Alcoholic beverages have been widely consumed since the remote antiquity by many civilizations around the world, as a component of the standard diet, for hygienic or medical reasons, for their relaxant and euphoric effects, for recreational purposes, artistic inspiration, as aphrodisiacs, and other reasons.
It was not until the still was invented by Islamic alchemists in the 8th or 9th centuries that the history of distilled beverages began.
Vodka can be distilled from any source (grain and potatoes being the most common, also industrial cellulose for the cheapest!) but the main characteristic of vodka is that it is so thoroughly distilled as to exhibit none of the flavors derived from its source material.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Alcoholic_beverage   (3749 words)

  
 Distilled beverage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A distilled beverage is typically manufactured by distillation, aging if applicable and dilution to the set percentage of alcohol.
Distillation is done at least twice, due to the chemistry involved.
Incompetently distilled drinks also contain distillation heads, which are poisonous in large amounts and consist mostly of methanol and foul-smelling byproducts of fermentation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Distilled_beverage   (1476 words)

  
 Distilled beverage
A distilled beverage is a liquid preparation meant for consumption containing ethyl alcohol (ethanol) purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain.
Beverages high in both alcohol and sugar content such as Grand Marnier, Frangelico and schnapps are generally referred to as liqueurs.
Consumption of distilled beverages rose dramatically in Europe in and after the mid 14th century, when distilled liquors were commonly used as remedies for the Black Death.
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 Distilled beverage Summary
Distillation is a process that separates alcohol (ethanol, also called ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol) from fermenting juices of grains, fruits, or vegetables.
Distilled spirits are from 30 to 100 percent grain alcohol (60 to 200 proof), and the rest is mainly water.
Incompetently distilled drinks also contain distillation heads, which are poisonous and consist mostly of methanol and foul-smelling byproducts of fermentation.
www.bookrags.com /Distilled_beverage   (2398 words)

  
 Sake World - Shochu & Awamori
It is distilled once, and afterwards the alcohol content is lowered with water to about 25 to 30 percent, although some awamori is found at 43 percent alcohol.
Yet a third, less romantic, states that this name was forced upon the Ryukyu distillers by the Satsuma clan of Kagoshima to be sure that it would not be confused with their beloved shochu.
It differs from shochu, Japan's other distilled beverage, (although much shochu is made from materials other than rice) in several ways, including process variations, as well as the type of koji mold (used for saccharification) and yeast.
www.sake-world.com /html/shochu-awamori.html   (1907 words)

  
 Kosher on the rocks
Simply put, alcoholic beverages are beverages that contain ethyl alcohol.
In the alcohol distillation process, Substance A refers to the alcohol vapors that are separated from the fermented mash (Substance B).
Vodka is a distilled beverage usually made from barley, corn, or rye.
www.jewishworldreview.com /kosher/living010499.asp   (2357 words)

  
 Beverage Warehouse on the web 2007
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The information in this site, including text, images and links is provided "as is" by Beverage Warehouse solely as a convenience without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Beverage Warehouse assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this publication or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this publication.
www.beveragewarehouse.com   (151 words)

  
 Flavored Malt Beverage and Related Regulatory Amendments (2002R-044P)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The regulation and taxation of alcohol beverages remains a function of the Department of the Treasury and is the responsibility of TTB.
This study did not examine malt beverages labeled and marketed as flavored beers, flavored ales, and so forth (such as ``cherry beer'' or ``pumpkin ale'') since these types of malt beverages typically have the character of malt beverages and their alcohol is derived primarily from fermentation.
Likewise, while other brands of flavored malt beverages are not labeled with distilled spirits brand names, their labeling or packaging, which often resembles that of nonalcoholic beverages such as juices, sodas, bottled water, and energy drinks, is likely to confuse consumers as to their identity as alcohol beverages.
www.washingtonwatchdog.org /rtk/documents/fr/05/ja/03/fr03ja05-14.html   (19589 words)

  
 How to Manage A Restaurant
Aperitif Beverages are typically beverages to be drunk only before the meal, as an aperitif.
All Brandies are Beverages that have been fermented once, distilled 2 times and usually aged minimum 3 years.
A Cocktail is a typical bar beverage, a mixure of all kind of beverages, alcoholic or none alcoholic, and fruits for decoration.
members.fortunecity.com /benice3/OtherBeverages.htm   (392 words)

  
 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing | Business Directory
The industry group, Beverage Manufacturing, includes three types of establishments: (1) those that manufacture nonalcoholic beverages; (2) those that manufacture alcoholic beverages through the fermentation process; and (3) those that produce distilled alcoholic beverages.
Ice manufacturing, while not a beverage, is included with nonalcoholic beverage manufacturing because it uses the same production process as water purification.
Brandy, a distilled beverage, was not placed under distillery product manufacturing, but rather under the NAICS class for winery product manufacturing since the productive process used in the manufacturing of alcoholic grape-based beverages produces both wines (fermented beverage) and brandies (distilled beverage).
www.ameinfo.com /db/312   (206 words)

  
 Cocktail Times | About Distilled Spirits
Alcohol is alcohol is alcohol: A standard serving of beer, distilled spirits, or wine each contains the same amount of alcohol.
The distilled spirit industry generates $95 billion in the U.S. economic activity annually.
Federal, state and local governments receive more than $18 billion per year in tax revenue from the distilled spirits industry.
www.cocktailtimes.com /awareness   (329 words)

  
 Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers - May 2006 OES Industry-Specific Occupational ...
These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 424800 - Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers.
Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).
NAICS Industry 424800 - Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers is part of: NAICS 424000 - Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods.
stats.bls.gov /oes/current/naics4_424800.htm   (619 words)

  
 Demystifying Extreme Programming: "XP distilled" revisited, Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This new column by Roy Miller, which begins by revisiting his popular article, "XP distilled," will strip away the rumors and the hype to help you understand XP and explain why it is so important.
I think the best way to convince others is to put XP on display, warts and all, and then let people decide for themselves whether the XP approach is better than the one they're using.
As we said in "XP distilled," XP prescribes a core set of values and practices that allow software developers to do what they do best: write code.
www.ibm.com /developerworks/java/library/j-xp0813   (6241 words)

  
 Food & Beverage - Drink - Wikipedia, the..
A beverage is a drink specifically prepared for human consumption, except water.
Our distribution business was borne out of keeping a clear focus to meet the beverage parts management needs of leading companies across several industries.
National Beverage is a TOTAL BEVERAGE COMPANY that produces energy drinks and powders, soft drinks, bottled waters, juices and juice products and is highly recognized for a line of refreshing flavors...
www.giftcat.com /o/food-beverage   (160 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Spirit (disambiguation)
Outside these fields, the term spirit may mean:
Alcohol, or a distilled alcoholic beverage (not wine or beer)
In medicine, it formerly meant an alcoholic solution of a volatile drug; see tincture
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Spirits   (522 words)

  
 CD Baby: NORBERT MOSLANG: Distilled
'Distilled' was constructed in the studio, using a live solo performance of 'cracked everyday electronics' by the composer himself as its source material.
Norbert Moslang was, until recently, one half of the now defunct Swiss duo Voice Crack.
'Distilled', a remarkable departure from the "known Voice Crack sound", is an engaging and rewarding listening experience that, at just twenty minutes, fades away long before overstaying its welcome.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/norbert   (173 words)

  
 Veritas(TM) Double Distilled Acids offered by GFS Chemicals
By using specially designed Quartz stills, we were able to provide the highest quality acid available, containing virtually no trace contaminants whatsoever.
Ongoing refinements to our acid distillation technologies allow us to keep our product purity in line with advancing instrumental capabilities and ever lower detection limits.
When we began making High Purity Acids in the mid-1950's, we learned that simply doing multiple distillations would not produce the parts per trillion impurity levels we were in search of.
www.gfschemicals.com /productcatalog/Double_Distilled_Acids.asp   (374 words)

  
 bev-distilled-mag
This distilled wine havinga percentage of alcohol of 35 percent could be doused on a converts headand ignited without burning the convert.
However, after realizing that if the spirits were distilled usingthe better methods of distilling it would be too flammable to be used in theheretical baptisim of the head and allowed to be made.While she makes some hypothesises that seem a bit of a jump, her theoriesdo explain some things in my opinion.
distilling brandy to the guild of vinegar-makers in 1514.
www.florilegium.org /files/BEVERAGES/bev-distilled-msg.html   (14980 words)

  
 Nutrition Facts
Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 80 proof
Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 94 proof
Alcoholic beverage, distilled, all (gin, rum, vodka, whiskey) 100 proof
www.nutritionresource.com /foodcomp2.cfm?id=1400   (1059 words)

  
 hist-brewing: Distilled Beverage Digest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Alan Talman made the helpful suggestion: >For those in the mood to digress to the distilation issue, you can move the >discussion the the Distilled Beverage list.
This is a digest dedicated to the appreciation of distilled beverages and the discussion of distillation issues.
Sometimes it's quiet for weeks, then we'll have a flurry of traffic.
www.pbm.com /pipermail/hist-brewing/2001/003006.html   (131 words)

  
 Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers - May 2005 OES Industry-Specific Occupational ...
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers - May 2005 OES Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 424800 - Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers.
These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).
www.bls.gov /oes/current/naics4_424800.htm   (619 words)

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