Great tips here from @WhiskyLadyIN. I’ve had the unpleasant experience of hitting up a Islay peat monster before trying to enjoy a fruity Speyside. Just doesn’t work!
For those new to Whisky Lady in India, many of the notes come from tasting sessions of a small private whisky group based in Mumbai.
For those not familiar with the approach our whisky tasting club takes… here’s a snapshot:
- Meet once a month, same time, same day and week of the month
- Rotate hosts with the host responsible for ‘curating’ the evening
- Taste blind!
Which means only one person (i.e. the whisky contributor/host) knows what is being served. That puts him / her firmly in the ‘driver’s seat’ as far as whisky selection and tasting order.
Over the years, we’ve tended to apply three simple guidelines. They may seem obvious but can also produce surprises too.
However usually, the host also has not tried the whisky…
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