What is Cutty and Water?

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Whiskey and Scotch are always a demand among gangsters, mainly the Cutty Sark, the first light-colored blended Scotch Whiskey produced by La Martiniquaise.

Its soft and delicate flavor leaves a lasting impact among drinkers.

Not just scotch and water,  it would be Cutty and water.

Cutty and water is an iconic whiskey that is quite simple to make. 

How to make Cutty and Water?

Pour bourbon into a glass. Add some water.

How much water should be added?

 In the Scotch Whiskey industry, roughly half Whiskey and half water ratio are in common practice for a perfect flavor and aroma.

Best mixers used for Whiskey

To lift the taste of Whiskey, you can add some mixtures, those results in the new Whiskey Cocktail.  

Some of the mixtures are listed below-

  • Ginger ale or ginger beer.
  • Soda water.
  • Coca-cola.
  • Lemon juice or lemonade.
  • Sweet vermouth.
  • Coffee.
  • Grapefruit juice.

Every mixture (listed above) in a definite quantity gives a different flavor to Whiskey.

Some doubts and misconceptions regarding Whiskey 

Does mixing alcohol with water make it weaker? 

Adding water decrease the percentage of alcohol in the drink. It does not dilute the alcohol strength. Instead, it distributes it in a larger volume. 

Whereas consuming food helps slow down the body’s alcohol absorption.

Is it normal to add water to Scotch?

Adding a couple of water drops into a glass of Whiskey improves and open-up the taste of the drink. Also, it changes the aroma of the drink.

What does adding water to whisky do?

It is a personal choice to add water to Whiskey. However, adding water lowers the Alcoholic strength of Whiskey and makes more flavors more visible. 

Adding a couple of drops of water elevates the flavor and aroma of the drink. 

Can you dilute Whiskey with water?

If Whiskey is bottled at 46-54%, you should take a few drops of water. Try the Whiskey first, if it gives a harsh burning sensation, add a little water. 

If a Whiskey is bottled at more than 55%, you must add some water.