When the world shut down due to the pandemic, we had to find new ways to share the incredible things that our favorite brewers and distillers were up to and spread the good word about their amazing products. Insert virtual tastings. We know that Zoom fatigue has likely set in by now, but we’ve got just the cure — a stiff pour of your favorite drink and tasting panels led by the makers themselves.
Before diving in, smell it gently with your mouth slightly open to experience all it has to offer to the nose. Savor your first sip, letting the liquid roll across all parts of your tongue to acclimate your palate to the high alcohol content. Your next sip will reveal the breadth of flavors the whiskey has to offer. For best results, we recommend using a Glencairn glass!
The word whiskey stems from the Gaelic word “Uisge Beatha,” which means “water of life.” Whiskey is also one of the basic ingredients of Tabasco.
Ever wonder the difference between whiskey and whisky? Simply put, producers from the United States and Ireland typically spell it whiskey (with an e) and producers in Scotland, Canada and other countries spell it whisky (without an e).