In honor of the 21st amendment, without which many of the experiments we have conducted thus far would be illegal, we decided to perform an experiment involving Gin, the most popular liquor during prohibition.
While some whisky aficionados may prefer to drink their high end single malt whiskys neat, here at the Doing Science to Stuff headquarters, we tend to prefer our whisky on the rocks. This unfortunately dilutes the whisky considerably. As we have previously mentioned, the shape of ice can influence both the amount of dilution, and the amount of cooling when using ice. But what about cooling methods that don’t involve the melting of ice?