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In this post we'll look at commercial brands of bottled water that resemble water from the Speyside, Highlands, and Islay regions of Scotland. We saw before that different waters bring out different properties in scotch whisky. We can then look at properties of bottled water from Scotland. Thanks to UisgeSource, we can look at the properties of Highland, Speyside, and Islay water that they collected. See this post for more details. But as this water isn't available everywhere yet, we can look at their water analysis and try to find other bottled water that is somewhat close in pH level... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.

In the Water Project here on Alcademics, I'm looking at what is in commercial brands of sparkling mineral waters and reconstructing them. To do so, first I looked at how to get all the dissolved solids out of tap water. Then I measured properties of commercial mineral waters - pH and dissolved solids- and compared them with publicly available information. The next step was to examine what each mineral in mineral water tasted like on its own. Again referring to the information on Khymos.org, I could see that the primary minerals in mineral water are Calcium, Sodium, Magnesium, and Potassium.... Read more →

Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.