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How do we smell and taste whisky?

I have been looking for some actual science that explains how we smell and taste whisky. How do whisky-chemicals interact with you brain.? I say brain because your brain is the end point. The smell of whisky is the result... Continue Reading →

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#RSWFW : Whisky Congeners

I want to learn where all the Congeners in the Revised Scotch Whisky Flavour Wheel come from! How were the congeners made? What is meant by them? Where do they come from? This blog will be a updated to include... Continue Reading →

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Unboxing Italian “Tasting Glass”

There are two ISO standard tasting glasses documented in international standards. The first is best know as the standard "wine" tasting glass. The second is know as the standard "olive oil" tasting glass. Since the Netherlands is not know, at... Continue Reading →

What does “mousy” mean? #help

Help needed! On the Revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel there is a congener called "mousy". I personally have no idea how that could relate to whisky, so I am asking! If you have any idea what mousy could relate to... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Tobacco

The whisky congener of Tobacco is one I am not familiar with on a first hand basis. At least, not in the way that I smoke sigars, cigarettes etc. There are multiple types of tobacco. There are multiple products made... Continue Reading →

Ben and Jerry’s Whisky?

What does Ben and Jerry's ice cream have to do with whisky? I thought it had nothing to do with whisky. I was wrong. Ben and Jerry's "cookie dough" is has vanilla ice cream in it. It has chocolate in... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Leathery

The Whisky Congener of Leathery is a tricky one. Why? There is no leather in the whisky production process. Well maybe the still-man wore leather clothes at one point but other than that I seriously doubt the whisky comes into... Continue Reading →

A Bruichladdich Peat Progression…

As a fan of Bruichladdich I follow the #bruichladdich on WordPress. Whisky Lady in India has posted some very excellent blogs on her site that I enjoyed very mush. In fact so much that I asked if I could reblog them on my page. I was allowed to and naturally I will mention her page and other social media links.

Thank you for all these blogs! I hope this blog will create more traffic!

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This was an evening much awaited! Planned back in early 2016 initially for January 2017 then postponed to May 2017… To say I was rather impatient waiting for this session is a bit of an understatement!

Now normally, we prefer to keep our sampling to 3 whiskies… however the idea of sampling two unpeated, two peated and two super turbo peated from the same distillery was impossible to resist! Particularly if that distillery happened to be Bruichladdich.

Our Whisky Ladies are made of sterner stuff and have proven we are up to the challenge! Hence the ‘birth’ of the Bruichladdich “Peat Progression”  evening…

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OCTOMORE OBA CONCEPT OBA/C_0.1, first tasting notes

I was reminding the Feis Ile 2016 Masterclass when Octomore Black Art was first presented. If you missed the introduction you can look at it here If you have not seen the introduction. Please take 10 minutes to watch the... Continue Reading →

Leather, whisky Congener?

For my next blog about a Congener on the "Revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel" I am reading up on "leather".  The reading up might take a while since I first need to read about what leather is. Then I need... Continue Reading →

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