Our gathering is never complete without the “Water of Life. “ Todd gathered a few, as usual, and we did taste a few, as usual. Here is what I tasted:
-smelled raisin bread/fruit cake (I don’t mean the kind that come into the Arlington store either)
-tasted peppery fruit, cherry
-with water smelled light cherry
-tasted bitter pepper
No water next time. Todd brought this one so we could open it!
-smelled light and doughy, fruity sweetness
-tasted peppery grapes
-with water smelled very light floral, caramel
-tasted oak with no bitter, not very sweet
Water took away the sweetness in this whisky.
-smelled bourbon, sweet leather
-tasted peppery oak with candy
-with water smelled sweet oak
-tasted slightly sour oak
Water removed any sweetness.