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Ice in Your Whisky is not a Sin

08 Jun

I have been known to have ice with my whiskey, but never with my whisky. That is my personal preference. On occasion I have ordered a neat scotch and had it delivered with ice. I immediately educate the waitstaff on the definition of neat and am served a second glass. Every time this happens I am told to keep the first glass, which I immediately spoon the ice out of and drink. Its not how I would ever want to drink scotch.

angelsportion

ice in my whiskyIt’s time to come out of the closet. It’s time to get this off of my chest. It may shock some of you to hear what I have to say. It may even drive you away to other sources for your whisky reading pleasure and/or advice. I hope not, but hey, I need to be authentic, and above all, trustworthy.

Ok, so, here goes…

It’s okay to put ice in your whisky.

There, I said it. That’s right. A whisky snob just told you that it is okay to put ice in your whisky. Phew. It feels good to get that out.

A friend of mine sent me a link rather recently to an article explaining why one shouldn’t drink his or her whisky on ice. This isn’t the first time I’ve seen such an editorial, but since I’ve been meaning to construct a piece on the subject for some…

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Posted by on June 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

 

2 responses to “Ice in Your Whisky is not a Sin

  1. angelsportion

    June 8, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    Me either, but I won’t snarl at someone who prefers it with ice. Instead, I’d seize the opportunity to befriend another whisky drinker with a tad different preference. Slainte mhaith!

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