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Glyph Molecular Whiskey the future?

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    Glyph Molecular Whiskey Aims To Make Lab Made Whiskey Tasty

    I saw this first on Vice News.

    "Endless West is a self-described team of “scientists, sommeliers, writers, chefs and grad school dropouts” with a simple but very complex goal in mind – to create the next generation of wines and spirits. It is, quite simply, an attempt to take the age old process of aging spirits like whiskey and creating something through science that could be just as “renowned … without conventional production methods.” It is through this thought process and creativity they’ve unveiled Glyph Molecular Whiskey."

    "Step 1: Map – First, we create the profile of our desired spirit — its precise flavor, aroma, and mouthfeel — and identify the constellation of molecules (or notes) responsible for those characteristics.

    Step 2: Source – Next, we gather those molecules from resource-efficient natural sources — for example, esters found in fruit, sugars found in cane and corn, and acids found in citrus and wood.

    Step 3: Create – Lastly, we blend our ingredients together in small batches. Glyph is produced and hand-bottled in the historic Dogpatch neighborhood in San Francisco.

    Step 4: Enjoy – Glyph is bottled and ready to be shared."

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    Well it had to happen didn't it? Scientists are now learning to replicate whiskey in a "test tube". Presumably they can replicate any whiskey...the more expensive the more profitable. And wine too.

    That goes with a whole host of objects replicated with 3D printers. Remember the Star Trek series where food was served up from replicators? Is that next?

    Soon we won't need people to make anything. No matter -- those humans can be cloned too. And their human DNA can be modified so they don't get sick. Create a master race of strong humans to eat replicated food and wine and live in a replicated house. I wonder if the military is considering the potential.

    Okay, I digress -- my mind is wandering. I don't drink whiskey. Just beer (the right kind) and wine. Maybe too much of it at times when Trump tweets.

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    Glyph Molecular Whiskey Aims To Make Lab Made Whiskey Tasty

    I saw this first on Vice News.

    "Endless West is a self-described team of “scientists, sommeliers, writers, chefs and grad school dropouts” with a simple but very complex goal in mind – to create the next generation of wines and spirits. It is, quite simply, an attempt to take the age old process of aging spirits like whiskey and creating something through science that could be just as “renowned … without conventional production methods.” It is through this thought process and creativity they’ve unveiled Glyph Molecular Whiskey."

    "Step 1: Map – First, we create the profile of our desired spirit — its precise flavor, aroma, and mouthfeel — and identify the constellation of molecules (or notes) responsible for those characteristics.

    Step 2: Source – Next, we gather those molecules from resource-efficient natural sources — for example, esters found in fruit, sugars found in cane and corn, and acids found in citrus and wood.

    Step 3: Create – Lastly, we blend our ingredients together in small batches. Glyph is produced and hand-bottled in the historic Dogpatch neighborhood in San Francisco.

    Step 4: Enjoy – Glyph is bottled and ready to be shared."

    =========================================================

    Well it had to happen didn't it? Scientists are now learning to replicate whiskey in a "test tube". Presumably they can replicate any whiskey...the more expensive the more profitable. And wine too.

    That goes with a whole host of objects replicated with 3D printers. Remember the Star Trek series where food was served up from replicators? Is that next?

    Soon we won't need people to make anything. No matter -- those humans can be cloned too. And their human DNA can be modified so they don't get sick. Create a master race of strong humans to eat replicated food and wine and live in a replicated house. I wonder if the military is considering the potential.

    Okay, I digress -- my mind is wandering. I don't drink whiskey. Just beer (the right kind) and wine. Maybe too much of it at times when Trump tweets.

    What happened to you? Indeed your mind must have been all over the place; you are off subject; this is an "political site", right? Just kiddingWink. Give Trump some of this stuff, may be it helps him to throw more TV's through the windows.
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    Actually the less than obvious overtone is that jobs will be lost globally if chemists in San Francisco can make an identical whiskey in 24 hours that it takes 10 years to make in Kentucky or Scotland.

    Expanding that thought on how machines continue to replace humans (or modify humans), now and into the far future, and how such things as climate change is also altering our political and economic climate into paranoia and "enemies" everywhere --- it boggles the mind at what kind of Orwellien world of "unpersons" will inhabit the earth in the next century...if at all.

    But than maybe we will be destroyed by a meteor or comet long before...or a Yellowstone super magma eruption, or a global pathogen with no cure.

    Sorry, I was just having one of those days...Crying

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    Cheer up. Years ago, I wasn't around during prohibition times, people were making and passing off spirits such as turpentine, paint thinner and other flammable ingredients to speakeasies because people wanted to drink-get drunk. The only problem with that is people were blinded and died from said ingredients. Thankfully, prohibition was ended and people began to make real stuff, not that fake stuff that could kill. Not that abuse of spirits these days can't kill, they can, and people become addicted to such. With that being said, I think if I were still an alcohol consumer, I would want the real, genuine rectified busthead stuff because I'm one of those who want's to know what the stuff is before I partake of it.

    Take everclear or moonshine, do we really know what's in moonshine? Moonshine is probably distilled in the backwoods of America somewhere, although locations are probably well guarded secrets by the locals. Moonshine is now legal to distill, since 2010, but locals might still make the stuff undercover to avoid taxation and regulation.

    Some my favorites were Jim Beam, Jack Daniels Old #7, Yukon Jack, and Southern Comfort. My brother once came over to my place with a bottle of Yukon Jack in hand, and I didn't have any mixers in the house, no Coke, no 7up, no nothing except Hawaiian Punch. So I went to the cabinet, pulled out two glasses, put two shots in each glass over ice cubes, and poured the punch over the rocks, and I called them Hi-Jacks. Too sweet for the average person I'd say.

    My alcohol drinking days are over and have been for about 10 years, not even wine or beer. When I stopped drinking booze, in the weeks following I felt much better.

    Everybody these days are looking for shortcuts to almost everything, for me, the stuff distilled and aged would be my better choice.

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