The more you learn, the less you know, one finds out!

I was trying to find out how Maillard reactions would influence Peat and Phenols in whisky!

So I googled it. YouTube-ed it. And found out there is an entire field of science I can learn about that will help me understand cask maturation and aging processes in whisky!

This video is the perfect excuse to buy a better BBQ so I can toast my oak staves 😉

But seriously, go read this excellent blog by Whisky Science on the same topic.

I am also finding out that Maillard reactions are most likely also helpimh in the color development during maturation.

ps my maturation experiment is going well!

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