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neutral spirits

[′nü·trəl ′spir·əts]
(food engineering)
An alcohol distillate from a fermented grain mash of 190 proof or higher that is used for producing blended whiskey. Also known as grain neutral spirits.
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Blaylock uses a very clean neutral spirit to fortify Quady wines, because he wants the fruit character to show through.
* Midori--A Japanese liqueur produced by Suntory that is made from a base of neutral spirits and proprietary honeydew melon flavors.
The highly rectified, neutral spirit then is redistilled with the introduction of botanicals.
Thanks to current trends in cocktails and mixology, and an influx of new expressions and brands, the neutral spirit flavored with botanicals--primarily juniper--that first was used as a medicinal beverage in the 16th century is morphing into a sleek, sexy spirit that's attracting new consumers today.
Here are some production basics: A foundation of neutral spirits is often distilled from beets.
MAGELLAN LONDON DRY GIN is made in small batches in Cognac from triple-distilled neutral spirits, spring water and 11 freeze-dried botanicals.
The new 80 proof gin is made with a neutral spirits base and juniper berries; however, it lightens the emphasis on juniper while accenting citrus flavors.