Whisky 101: Basic knowledge about whiskey that every drinker should know
August 14, 2014
Basic knowledge about whiskey that every drinker should know
1. Bourbon VS Rye
Both differs on how it is prepared - the casks used for aging, the ingredients etc. In terms of flavor, rye has this fruity spicy flavor while bourbon is much more sweeter. Rye is also lighter than Bourbon.
2. Difference between all the labels
Johnny Walker is the most popular here in the country and it has a lot of kinds via "labels". The main difference is the blend. Johnny walker wiskeys are blended whikeys (mixture from different kinds of distilleries). They also differ in terms of age.
3. Whisky VS WhiskEy
It's both acceptable.
4. How to drink it
Experts drink it neat (with no ice). But the flavor can be distinguished if you have it with water or ice and let it melt. Both ways are acceptable. Drink it in a whiskey glass or rock glass.