Daily Archives: June 24, 2012

A Salute to Baijiu, Part Two: A Second Reason for Baijiu Being the Draught of Satan

The second reason for baijiu being the draught of Satan is its flavor. Most other alcohols are made from one major ingredient. Vodka typically comes from potatoes, tequila from agave, etc. What’s added after that is typically just flavoring: gin is flavored with bergamom and sometimes anise, and Scotch is aged in oak casks which give it its distinctive dark-brown… (more…)