Sharing the tasting notes from the Springbank Single Cask Oak Exploration Seminar that I not only attended, but catered as well.
Everyone’s palate is different…that’s what I keep getting told. My tasting notes for Loch Lomond whisky definately differed from the “official” version
Making homemade molasses cookies from Outlander Kitchen is easy…pairing them with Springbank 19yr scotch that was aged in rum casks is wonderful
So many (mostly) single malt whisky expressions to taste from all over Scotland, thanks to Single Cask Nation and the North Shore Whisky Club
Have you ever tried a new spirit and been pleasantly surprised? I know I was when I learned I like rye whiskey, especially Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Rye
Distillers use exotic cask finishes to create new flavor profiles, and challenge chefs to pair those flavors in creative ways
Age of whisky…the longer a spirit is aged, the mellower it becomes. For distilleries in warmer climates like Paul John & Kavalan, age matters less
Whisky or Whiskey? I’ve wondered how the spelling came about & how to remember when to use which term. HInt: use an ‘e’ with Midleton & Tullamore D.E.W.
Recycling casks for scotch production is not only environmentally friendly, it makes great whisky as well! The Balvenie Double Wood is a great example.
Scotch whisky terroir lends its character to whisky from different regions, and the Chieftain’s lineup takes us all over Scotland to taste the differences.