Tasting Whisky

Learn how to taste real premium single malt whisky. We don't talk about Ice, dirty saloons or voodoo. This tasting is about the inner strength and character of a true Scotch whisky and how people perceive it. 

Episode 1 - The right glass, Episode 2 - The mood, Episode 3 - The tasting, Episode 4 The dilution with water

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The Whisky Blog

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Knowledge

Scotch - Maturation in the cask

Read an overview about how Scottish Single Malt whisky is matured in the casks, barrels and butts. See the dunnages (warehouses) and learn about the...

Irish - Cask Choice and Maturation

Cask choice and Maturation Contents Cask choice and Maturation 1. Cask...

Introduction to the Cask Maturation of Whisky

The Scotch whisky gets most of its unique taste from the casks it is being matured in. Find out how a cask is manufactured.

The Living Cask (Video)

Watch Horst Luening talk about the living cask. It is a blend of many whiskies that changes over time.

Rating the Taste of a Rare Bottling

How do you rate a whisky that you never tasted before? You will find many good tips how to decide the right whiskies for you.