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