2021-04-27

If there was a time machine that allowed to bring to this day any famous Whiskey distiller like John Jameson or Elijah Craig so they could re-distill some whiskey, they would probably be able to do it without much difficulty, the reason is, despite…

2021-04-26

Russians and Poles will forever argue over who drank it first – and we will leave that arguement between them. Let it suffice to agree that this “white drink” originated somewhere in northern/eastern Europe around 1400AD and has, since then, spread its popularity across the globe. Vodka, or…

2021-04-26

If we had to describe gin, perhaps the simplest definition would be vodka incognito. Essentially, gin is nothing more than a botanical-flavored neutral spirit and neutral spirits, as we are all aware, are more commonly known as vodka. Your basic gin, then, is created from a distilled blend of…

2021-04-26

What is distillation? Distill- Dis*till”, v. t.1. To let fall or send down in drops.2. To obtain by distillation; to extract by distillation, as spirits, essential oil, etc.; to rectify; as, to distill brandy from wine; to distill alcoholic spirits from grain; to distill essential oils from flowers, etc.;…

2021-04-26

HYDROLATES Hydrolates also known as hydrosols or floral water is a product that contains many therapeutic properties and aromatic substances used by the cosmetics, perfumery and aromatherapy industries. It has a slightly acidic pH, in the range of 5-6, making the medium unsuitable for bacterial growth. For…

2021-04-26

PERFUMES

PERFUMES The base of most perfumes comes, at some point, from plants (leaves, roots, rhizomes, stems, seeds, fruits and flowers). Obtaining the aroma of a plant normally goes through a process aimed at extracting its oil essential, that is, an oil that contains its principles…

2021-04-26

What are essential oils? Essential oils are liquid, odorous and volatile elements that exist in aromatic plants and are found in their specific cells or organs, such as in plants, leaves, woody tissue, fruit, seeds, root, rhizome, in the resin, in the…

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