Cognac and scotch are two spirits loved and taken by many individuals around the world regardless of their gender. Some cannot even go without any of the two at all. They may be similar since they all pass through the distillation process and stored for a very long time in barrels and are very strong in that matter. Although they appear to be similar in many ways, their differences still outweigh their similarities. Here are some of the differences.
Cognac and scotch are very different, especially from what they are made from. We all know that Cognac is a type of beer in the form of distilled spirit, which is produced from white grapes that have passed through the fermentation process and has stayed for as long as two or more years. On the other hand, Scotch is a type of drink in the form of a distillate produced from different types of cereals. It is made in Scotland, just as the name suggests. They make use of yeast plus water in the process of its production.
Experiments show that the more cognac stays untouched and unopened, the more it becomes smooth, expensive and the best. At any given time you are tasting this drink, the taste varies. This does not happen to scotch at all. Scotch tends to remain the same as time goes.
Cognac has a French origin. It came into being back in the 18th century, when it became very common, expensive and a concentrated drink. It was first blended in France. The name itself is French. The name cognac comes from France. It is a small town in France. The drink, hence originated in Cognac and its neighboring towns. The name cognac is believed to have a British origin too during the same 18th century as many Britons were involved in the blending. On the contrary, scotch was first blended in Scotlands. This gives it a Scottish name plus origin. It is still the type of spirit that many Scottish fellows blend, take and embrace a lot.
During preparation of cognac, white wine is used. This type of wine is totally dry, very acidic in nature and thin. It is not to be drunk due to its concentration as it can easily dry one’s body, leading to death. This wine is made from different types of grapes. This makes the wine to last longer than any other type. Scotch has a very different way of preparing its fermentation process only involves the use of yeast.
All in all, both cognac an scotch are the best brands of whisky that no one can turn down at any particular moment. You can get a takeaway bottle for yourself and enjoy it while at home or take it while in the bar. These drinks last longer, hence, you can get as many as you can in your home and store them in your fridge when you have some floating coins. This will reduce your expenses a great deal.