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The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« on: December 04, 2020, 12:06:33 pm »
What happens when the dregs of whisky dry up in a glass?
Scientists in the USA have been studying the effects. Click thru the slideshow at the top  :thumbsup:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/physics-whiskys-aesthetically-pleasing-residue-180953451/?no-ist

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Re: The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2020, 12:49:34 pm »
Who leaves dregs?  ;D
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Re: The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2020, 01:45:49 pm »
....and is that with a mixer (shudder) or the more correct three drops of pure spring water.
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Re: The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2020, 01:25:28 am »
Whisky.............with dregs left behind???  This is not  possible.

 Unless it's like the "Thai Mekong  Whisky"  that a friend once brought me back from Bangkok.  That did get left in the glass.  It could have been used for stripping paint, descaling boilers or removing unwanted hair from garden gnomes.  I think we eventually used it to light the barbecue.
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Re: The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2020, 06:23:21 am »
Whisky.............with dregs left behind???  This is not  possible.

 Unless it's like the "Thai Mekong  Whisky"  that a friend once brought me back from Bangkok.  That did get left in the glass.  It could have been used for stripping paint, descaling boilers or removing unwanted hair from garden gnomes.  I think we eventually used it to light the barbecue.

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Re: The Physics of Whisky’s Aesthetically Pleasing Residue
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2020, 07:32:25 am »
Must admit I never liked whisky at all until a certain Gentleman on this site introduced me to the joys of Single Malts  :angel:
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