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Whisky myths: Drink it neat or not at all, right?

Whisky myths: Drink it neat or not at all, right?

Wrong! How you enjoy your whisky is entirely up to you. If you prefer it neat, drink it neat. If you like to add water, add water. The same goes for ice and mixers.

There is no correct way to drink whisky and it’s advisable to discount the opinion of those who loudly suggest otherwise. 

When conducting a sensory analysis, say, on new make spirit it is recommended to reduce the samples to 20% ABV. However, for enjoyment, the only recommendation is to savour every drop!

Whisky Myths

Whisky can so often seem wrapped up in rules. Sure, there are the regulatory ones (legit) but what about the rest? Who makes these rules, and should you feel bad for breaking them? We’re here to bust the myths and separate the simple mistakes from the marketing speak.

See also:

Whisky ages in the bottle, right?

Single malt is best, right?

Peat is added to whisky.

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