Today, May 15, 2021, marks the celebration of the day of Whisky; yes, it is the World Whisky Day, 2021. Lastly.com do not leave a page unturned on updating the people about this day. Though this alcoholic beverage is known to be the National drink of Ireland, it is quite well-known and popular worldwide. Some are even known to consume it daily. This drink is known to level up the spirit of the people consuming it. In the current condition of the world where bad news has become quite normal, and people are known to be frustrated, this is a drink that helps most to remain sane at the end of the day.
Whiskey is also a drink of unknown origin; both Ireland and Scotland have forever fought for being its origin country. None of them could provide enough proof for the claim when other sources came up because the liquor was originally made by an Arab chemist, Abu Musa Jabir Ibn Hayyan, in 800 AD by distillation. Let us know what exactly this drink is and the merits and demerits of consuming this drink.
Production of Whisky:
Glenavon Special Liqueur Whisky is the oldest known Whisky in the world, and Johnnie Walker is the most selling one. What actually is the process behind the taste and the bottles of Whisky? Well, Whisky is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage. Grain mashes are fermented in order to produce the drink. Malted or non-malted grains, mostly barley, corn, wheat, and rye, are used to prepare this drink. This Whisky is left to age inside wooden casks, which are popularly made from white oak wood. The difference in the grain used and the age and process of fermentation make each Whisky different from the other.
Merits and demerits of consuming Whisky:
Whisky contains fewer calories than most other alcoholic drinks. Thus, it can be said that Whisky would not lead to an increase in weight. It also has ellagic acid, which helps reduce inflammation and might help in weight reduction, lower diabetes cases, or even work against dementia at times. While there are good sides to consuming Whisky, we cannot neglect that too much consumption of the same might lead to alcoholism. It might even interfere with the proper functioning of the organs, often leading to cirrhosis of the liver. Thus, consuming Whisky is not bad, but consuming too much of it surely is.