Parties really seem to be lifeless without drinks and especially if you are an enthusiast about beverages then you must be well aware of the connoisseur’s which need to be followed in order to enjoy your drink with style. Whisky tasting is really an art and means a lot for every individual who is fond of drinks and can accordingly differentiate between the different whiskies as well. However if you are planning to taste different whisky styles then you do not need to buy the bottles but simply purchase the kits which are specifically meant for the purpose. This tasting provides you with an opportunity to enjoy the drink with your group of friends as well. Ideal for both beginners as well as whisky enthusiasts this tasting is really essential so that it provides you with the real sensation and can transform you into an entirely new world. The first and the foremost important step in tasting smell the whisky. This should be done consecutively two or three times so that the olfactory nerves conform what your nose has already told you. Give the whisky a swirl to release the aromas then carefully bring it to your nose as the olfactory system is highly delicate hence sniff slowly.
After sniffing it is the time for tasting the whisky whether it is soft and rolling or hot and immediate. Is it drying, refreshing or lively? Then add water to the whisky which opens it up and reveals the intricate working of dram’s flavor which helps in identifying the constituent parts more easily. Tasting whisky is really necessary if you are fond of drinks in order to identify the type of whisky and its process. As whisky is often drunk from a crystal tumbler therefore it provides you with a clear idea regarding the color of the drink as well. This color is an indication of age and wood finish and therefore any assumptions made on the color must be confirmed on the nose. The body weight of the whisky is also necessary to note as it can be determined with the help of the legs as if they take a long time to start running down slowly from the side of the glass then it would be a heavy boiled whisky or older whisky whereas if the legs run quickly then the drink is a light bodied or younger one.
Palates also have a taste of the whisky and therefore try to pick out any flavors which can be remembered even though you are tasting it is your nose which is also working at the same time. Think about the whisky feel in the mouth as it would assist in deciding how the whisky feels. Tasting of beverages should however be done by only professionals who are well aware of the drink and know the proper procedure for the tasting. There are different types of whiskies which are available in the market and by following the step by step guide you can easily ensure that you choose the best whisky. Whisky tasting really proves to be a great opportunity for whisky lovers who understand the drink well. This tasting proves to be a great way of expanding your knowledge about the drink and accordingly determine the preparation process. Whisky tasting can easily take you on an incredible journey into some of the most full on, intense and unusual whiskies that are available. Whisky tasting sets are also available and should be chosen based on your preference. These sets contain small amounts of the drinks which can ignite your senses and provide you with an opportunity to taste the various splendid whiskies.