Learn how to pick up notes of burlap, barn boards, and straw in your whisky and where those flavors come from in the first place.
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Both spicy and sweet, root beer notes can be found in a range of whisky styles, most notably bourbon and rye.
Sometimes, seaside flavors can appear within your whisky glass, offering up notes of rock pools, vanilla ice cream, beach barbecue, smoked shellfish, and more.
Nuttiness presents itself in both new-make spirit and mature whiskies, and you can even call specific nuts out by name when tasting whisky.
Whiskies of all sorts can run the gamut of berry flavors, from tart red berries to tangy blueberries and juicy blackberries.
From macaroons to Almond joy, there’s an array of coconut notes to discover in bourbon, scotch, and beyond.