Whisky as we know is distilled beer,it is made from fermented mash grain. This is distilled and stored in containers made of oak wood and are bottled with at least 40% alcohol by volume.its maturation process in oak, which is porous allows it to oxidize the distillate and release flavor compounds by means of wood chemicals such as vanillin and lignin which makes whisky distinct.
Scotch whiskies are some of the well-regarded spirits worldwide. They are available in various styles that are all delectable masterpieces. Some are fruity and light while others are flavored by peat and smoke. Still, others are flavored by the sea. Sweetness is always ever-present in their base. There are different kinds of Scotch Whiskies, and these are distinguished according to region. Bordeaux is robust and aromatic while Alsace is sweet, floral, and fragrant. There is an abundance of Scotch whiskies so it is not wise to make generalizations regarding their taste.
Steps to Test Taste Whisky.
• Drink whisky as it is at room temperature.
Drinking whisky without ice, water, or anything added to it will allow you to taste its natural, intense flavor. Here are the 3 steps to drink whisky.
Sniff the whisky and savor the aroma. When you smell it first before drinking, your taste buds are will get ready to taste it.
Sip a little, letting it touch your mouth before gently swallowing it. This way, you will be able to taste the different flavors like sweet, smoky, and spicy elements.
Since whisky is high in alcohol content, you should enjoy it by drinking slowly. You can take time from one sip to another.
• Choose the appropriate glass.
The best glass for drinking whisky is one with a wide base and tapered top. This will allow your nose to smell the aroma so you can enhance the way you drink whisky.
Whiskies are available in a wide variety of tastes. Thus, there is certainly one that can meet the different preferences of people. The best way to choose one is to do the simple taste test of smell, sip, and savor. These will enhance every one’s whisky drinking experience.
Tasting Notes of Black Dog Triple Gold reserve.
COLOR: Enchanting Liquid Pure Gold
NOSE: Perfect balance of matured wood and rich malt hits the senses.Delicate aromas of cracked spiced pepper are perceived even in the rich complexity of the blend.The Smoothness of Vanilla and butterscotch are skillfully embedded on layers of honey, creamy caramel, cinnamon and marzipan with a subtle hint of citrus fruits.
PALATE: Elegant wood flavors caress the palate as they slowly unfold. Sweet whispers of caramelized peaches and vanilla add to the complexity of wood elements.With such complexity also, all flavours are wonderfully balanced with a delicate spread of medium sweetness at the end.
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