Welcome to the Straightbourbon.com Forums.
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 14 of 14
  1. #11
    Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Metro Detroit
    Posts
    270

    Re: Using a Brandy Warmer for Bourbon

    It difficult to call it a gimmick unless you have tried it. Everyone has an opinion. Some will find an added value, others won't. To my surprise, I actually noticed a favorable difference using the warmer.

    Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2

  2. #12
    Apprentice
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    38

    Re: Using a Brandy Warmer for Bourbon

    I'd be afraid to drip hot wax on my chin........wait I get it, first you remove the glass from the holder

  3. #13
    Enthusiast
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Markham, ONT
    Posts
    499

    Re: Using a Brandy Warmer for Bourbon

    Quote Originally Posted by squire View Post
    Yes, it's a gimmick, but as gimmicks go it can arguably be said it has some use.
    yup.

    Attach a copper pipe to a lid, cover the glass, submerge the pipe in cold water, discard the first few drops, collect the remaining liquid in another glass, wait till it cools to room temperature, drink.

  4. #14
    Enthusiast
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Charleston, WV
    Posts
    324

    Re: Using a Brandy Warmer for Bourbon

    Quote Originally Posted by cowdery View Post
    Is there a risk that a high proof bourbon might ignite of explode?
    Ignite ...yes, explode ... no. An ethanol explosion (rapid over-pressurization] can not occur in an unsealed container.

    Is this a "gimmick"? Maybe, my experience has been with with high sugar content liquors ... where the spirit is heated and then the vapor space is ignited for a short period of time ... the "burn" caramelizes the residual sugars in the liquor ... and results in a very pleasurable and complex taste profile.

    The danger ... ethanol burns with a nearly undetectable blue (very hot) flame ... so 1) someone may not realize that the alcohol is burning, and attempting to take a sip can be catastrophic ... or, 2) attempts to extinguish the burning liquid may appear to be successful ... but are not ... resulting in a potential burn situation.
    Sto lat!!!

    bllygthrd

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. American Brandy Is Bigger Than You Think
    By Martian in forum Non-Whiskey Alcohol
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 01-09-2013, 18:09
  2. Brandy
    By New2Whiskey in forum Non-Whiskey Alcohol
    Replies: 36
    Last Post: 09-05-2011, 16:59
  3. Kentucky Brandy
    By cowdery in forum Non-Whiskey Alcohol
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-27-2007, 16:55
  4. Brandy
    By CrispyCritter in forum Non-Whiskey Alcohol
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 11-06-2007, 19:39
  5. Substituting Bourbon for Brandy in Desserts?
    By pabourbongal in forum Bourbon and Food
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-15-2006, 07:55

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Back to top