WARNING: Don’t Get Ripped Off When Buying Oak Chips

Global Flavors’ rich USA Oak chips for best quality, colour and taste.

AS WE SAID recently, there is a wealth of dodgy oak chip products out there in the market place.

As part of our home distillers’ product range, Global Flavors only sells oak chips with a superior product, and sells them at prices to give best value.

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Get it Right: Hot Toddy Perfection

Spiced Rum, Food Grade Glycerine, spirit essences, spirit essence, home distilling, Sambucca, liqueur essences, liquid smoke, oak chips

HOT TODDIES are those drinks you get when you’re cold or when you have a cold,” says Keith Emms. “You want something strong, you want something hot, you want something a little bit spicy.”

That middle one is most essential to Keith, Tastemeister at Global Flavors. “So many times with Hot Toddies you order one and it’s lukewarm.”

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How To Taste Whisky the Right Way

Spiced Rum, Food Grade Glycerine, spirit essences, spirit essence, home distilling, Sambucca, liqueur essences, liquid smoke, oak chips

THIS IS one of our most commonly asked questions – how do I taste whisky properly? The art of tasting whisky can seem confusing but it’s much simpler than you think.

You can read reviews and tasting notes than refer to a whisky having the flavour of this or that, but how do you learn to pick up these characteristics?

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How to Use Chill Filtering for Extra Clarity

Food Grade Glycerine, spirit essences, spirit essence, home distilling, liqueur essences, liquid smoke, oak chips

THE SUBJECT of chill filtration is viewed as a negative by some who want the most natural products possible. Another contentious issue is whether chill filtering a whisky effects the taste.

Those against it are convinced that the removal of the natural fatty acids, esters and proteins alters the aroma, flavour and characteristics and leaves you with a diluted product.

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