Thanks to /u/cdig81 for swapping me these.
The Bruichladdich Islay Barley Series asks the question: Is there terroir when it comes to whisky?
The answer, we all know, is no.
Good night everybody!
Okay, okay, enough joking. We can’t just say that the location of the farm and the specifics of the barley grown doesn’t do anything. We need to test it. We need to do double blind testing and make everything the same way, keeping all standards as consistent as possible.
Oh, wait. That’s very difficult in whisky tasting as separate barrels can affect the whisky. We know the location in the warehouse can do so too (Jack Daniel’s lineup is based on that very concept). However we can still try to keep things as consistent as possible, and any major changes can be attributed to the difference in the farms used.
Recently /u/cdig81 did just a tasting of…
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