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Is it spelled “Whiskey” or “Whisky” and how do you know which to use?
The type of barrel (or cask) a whiskey is aged in can account for 50% - 90% of a whiskey’s flavor. So, what’s that mean in the real world? Can you actually taste the difference? And how do you learn to taste the difference?
Flavor drift is when a whiskey tastes different from year to year. How do whiskey brands avoid this and keep a consistent flavor?
We proudly present your August 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: METAHUMAN DAVE!
What is umami and what does it have to do with whiskey?
We proudly present your August 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: JOHN EDWARDS!
Nine Whisk(e)y Warriors give pointers for dipping a toe into the water of life.
We proudly present your July 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: THE BOURBON GIRL!
We proudly present your June 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: SETH BROWN!
If your whiskey is a rich red mahogany, what does that mean? Is that good or bad?
Color is the first thing you notice about a whiskey. How can you turn that out-of-the-gate information into the start of an accurate prediction in a blind tasting?
We proudly present your May 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: BRODIE WHITLOCK!
You’re about to witness the birth of something new. Something that could forever change the way people analyze and taste whiskey. And you can be part of it.
We proudly present your April 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: PAVEL ISPRAVNIKOV!
I’m told you’re supposed to swirl your wine when tasting it. Does this also apply to whiskey?
We proudly present your March 2018 Whisk(e)y Warriors: TRACY AND BARBARA NAPOLITANO!
Drinking a peaty whiskey is like kissing a cigar smoking walrus, but your friends seem to love it. What’s the deal?
Norlan, Glencairn, Riedel, and Neat. Are specialty whiskey glasses really worth it?
We proudly present your first international Whisk(e)y Warrior: ERIK HASSELGARDE!
Who cares what the squares say? Get more from your whiskey. Breath with your mouth open!
We proudly present your January 2018 Whisk(e)y Warrior: CHRISTY CATES!
How do you pair whiskey with a concept?
We proudly present your December 2017 Whisk(e)y Warrior: JAKE CAIN!
And how is the whiskey’s flavor affected?
And what does their cask selection do for flavor?
We proudly present your November 2017 Whisk(e)y Warriors: KATE AND JOE VAN NAME!
We proudly present your October 2017 Whisk(e)y Warrior: KRISTIN NIPKE!
The second most common question I'm asked.
Stills: the redheaded stepchild of whiskey flavor.
We proudly present your September 2017 Whisk(e)y Warrior: EVAN HASKILL!