Drink Gascons

Of all types of brandy most popular in the world is Cognac and Armani. The first of these "brothers" was born on Armagnac, but he's still known more in the circle of connoisseurs and experts. As the French say, "we gave all brandy world, and armagnac has left itself ". This drink – one of the oldest alcoholic inventions, for the first time it started producing in the 14 century. It got its name from the fertile terrain Armagnac in the south of France, which is a part of Gascony. That is why the brand went down in history as a national pride Gascons. Despite the fact that the cognac and armagnac are many differences in the world did not subside debate about which of the drinks better. Both of these brands are great, and worth a try each to make up their minds.

But some differences do exist. Province Armagnac more hot and dry than Cognac, so the grapes are grown there more than sweet, but brandy get rich. In the manufacturing process goes through several stages of cognac distillation: conventionally it is divided into "head", the "tail" and "heart", and each of these parts is processed differently. In Armagnac also use either a continuous distilled or double distilled. For comparison, armagnac contains about 4-5 grams of non-alcoholic components per liter; brandy -2.5 oz.; Whiskey -1.5 oz.; And vodka "Holiday" -0.8 oz. After distillation, Armagnac is aged in oak barrels of huge capacity, it often even change a few shells during the ripening of alcohol.

August 14th, 2013 News Tags: Comments Off on Drink Gascons

Water With Lots Of Limestone. Harmful Or Helpful ?

Calcium – one of the most important elements of the human body. Overestimate the role of calcium in the life of the human body is difficult. Of elements-metals calcium is important, not only in quantitative but also in functionally. Its main location is the accumulation of the skeletal system. The very name of calcium comes from the Latin calcis – lime, "soft rock". It has been suggested that British chemist Hemfi Davy, who in 1808 received calcium metal electrochemically by electrolysis of a mixture of wet lime with mercuric oxide HgO at a platinum cathode. In nature, calcium is found in the composition of such minerals as limestone SCO3, anhydrite and gypsum CSO4 CSO4 2H2O, fluorite, CF2, apatite Ca5 (PO4) 3 (F, Cl, OH), dolomite, MgCO3 SCO3.

The share of calcium is 3.38% of the mass of the crust (5-th place in prevalence after oxygen, silicon, aluminum and iron). Due to the high reactivity calcium free form in nature is not found. Most of the calcium contained in the silicates and aluminosilicates of different rocks (granites, gneiss, etc.). In the form of sedimentary rock calcium compounds are chalk and limestone, composed mostly of the mineral calcite (CCO3). Crystalline form of calcite – marble – found in nature is much less common. Calcium is the most common major elements in the human body, most of it contained in the skeleton and teeth in the form of phosphates. Calcium compounds are found in virtually all animal and plant tissues.

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