A COMPLETE GUIDE TO WHISKY TASTE AND FLAVOUR WITH WSET
Check out our Masterclass session with Becky Paskin, renowned whisky journalist and WSET’s Charlie McCarthy, as they discuss whisky taste and flavour.
This masterclass will provide you with knowledge and expertise so you can confidently experiment with this spirit, as well as talk to and engage customers about whisky.
Within the masterclass there is a step-by-step how to tasting section, looking specifically at Johnnie Walker Black Label, Bulleit and Roe & Co.
Special guest, Global New Age Scotch Whisky Ambassador, Ervin Trykowski also features in the session and showcases some exciting whisky cocktail serves as well as giving you insight into how you can practically use the knowledge of whisky flavour.
By Ervin Trykowski
- 40ml Roe & Co
- 10ml Caol Ila
- 15ml lemon juice
- 5ml pear syrup
- 5ml orgeat
- Dot of tropical bitters
Shake hard with ice and strain into a coup glass.
Garnish with orange zest.
WHISKY TASTING 101
Use this approach to tasting spirits, developed by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), to improve your understanding of taste and flavour in whisky. This will help you create exciting serves and communicate about whisky with confidence.
To get involved download your printer friendly WHISKY TASTING 101 version here, and bring along your bottles of Johnnie Walker Black Label, Bulleit and Roe & Co.
Looking for more?
Why not check out our article on Whisky and Casks by renowned whisky expert and writer, Dave Broom.
Also check out our podcast, Bar Chat, and our recent episode on the history and the future of whisky
Or even that take that step further and take our E- learning course ‘Serving and recommending with skill’ and earn your certificate.