Why does wine oxidize to vinegar but not whisky?

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Re: Why does wine oxidize to vinegar but not whisky?

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Found it!

Vinegar can be made from stock with alcohol concentrations as low as 5 percent, although these conditions can result in over-oxidation, while at higher concentrations, over 15 percent alcohol, acetobacters are inhibited by the amount of alcohol present and can even be killed off by it.


http://www.popsci.com/diy/article/2008- ... negar-home

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