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“The” whisky glasses got delivered

Some while back I found out that the tasting glasses I owned were not actually the official INAO / ISO 3591:1977 tasting glasses. So I looked around online and found them! I tried finding them at my local stores but... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 2. Malt, Malted Barley

The whisky congener of "Malted Barley" is one you would expect to be a walk in the park to describe. It either is or it is not. Depending on how much detail you would want to put into it.Lets look... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 2. Malt, Malt Extract

The whisky congener of "Malt Extract" was one I did not understand at all. After finding out what "Malt Extract" is it makes sence that it is on the revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel. A description of "Malt Extract" is... Continue Reading →

Westland Whiskey from Seattle

I have been looking forward to finding, buying and tasting Westland Whiskey for about a year now. I think I stumbled on a blog or something that sparked my interest, because the "Westland" is also an area in the Netherlands... Continue Reading →

Tasting Glassware, compared

I have been using my blog as a notebook. As a diary, where I keep track of what I learn. Today I learned something about a "conclusion" I formulated in another blog. I was wrong about the conclusion I drew... Continue Reading →

How does Octomore get soooo peaty?

I have been "learning" about peating whisky. I have been blogging about it actually in some blogs here on WordPress. First two blogs are linked below. What the phenols! The Phenols that make the peat The other blogs about phenolic... Continue Reading →

#RSWFW: B: Grainy, 1. Cereal, Mousy

On the Revised Scottish Whisky Flavour Wheel there is a congener called “mousy”. I personally had no idea how that could relate to whisky, so I asked! I also did some googling and quickly found out that mousy is pronounces... Continue Reading →

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 →

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