Chemistry of Vodka: why they don’t taste the same

chemistry of vodka

Chemistry of vodka sheds a light world’s most popular spirit

Most people don’t think about the chemistry of vodka. With good reason too… they don’t care. People don’t drink vodka because it’s an intriguing substance. They do it because they want to intoxicate themselves.

At the end of the day though, distilling spirits is all about science. If you’re into that sort of thing, this Chemistry of Vodka infographic from CompoundChem might be of interest to you. If nothing else, it helps to explain why they don’t all taste the same if the whole point of many is to be neutral. Spoiler Alert


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Colin Joliat is the brains behind this rinky-dink operation. He covers the alcohol industry with two parts information, one part comedy, and one part WTF is wrong with this guy. He's written for Brobible, Guyism, Thrillist, CoolMaterial, Craft, and more.