What is a Whiskey Tasting?

A whiskey tasting involves comparing more than one whiskey using the similarities and differences of the appearance, aroma & flavor to better understand each spirit.

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Basic Attributes for Analyzing Whiskey

  1. Appearance: Dark vs Light, Thick or Thin, How Does it Coat Your Glass?
  2. Aroma: Do Any Familiar Foods, Spices, Objects or Places Come to Mind?
  3. Flavor: Notice Any Common Flavor Notes of Other Food or Ingredients?

By focusing on these 3 variables we can guide our senses through the tasting process. These cues also help set our expectations for what we’re about to taste. Click Here to learn more about comparing and contrasting whiskeys.