Whiskey is a complex drink with a long and storied history. The popular drink dates back to the 15th century and is said to have originated in Ireland and Scotland after traveling monks taught locals the art of distilling.
Today, there are many different types of whiskey, each with its distinct flavor profile. And with so many kinds of whiskey to choose from, you can never get bored. So next time you’re looking for something new to try, consider reaching for a bottle of whiskey. You might just be surprised at what you find.
However, many people steer away from whiskey because they are still trying to figure out how to order the perfect glass of this incredible drink. As Brendan Schaub explains, there’s no wrong way to drink whiskey, but he does have some tips on how to enjoy it to the maximum.
Brendan Schaub, headlining comic and host of “The Fighter and the Kid” podcast, is a whiskey lover. He’s tried about every brand and variety out there, but he wasn’t satisfied until he rolled up his sleeves and made his whiskey brand – Thiccc Tiger Whiskey.
That’s why, as a huge whiskey connoisseur, he has some strong opinions on how to enjoy this spirit. For starters, Schaub recommends using a rocks glass instead of a shot glass. It allows you to enjoy the flavor and aroma of the whiskey without dilution by ice.
“Also, try to avoid adding water and other mixers, as this can alter the taste of the whiskey,” he says. Instead, Schaub recommends sipping the whiskey slowly and savoring its complex flavor profile. Finally, Schaub suggests pairing whiskey with food. “Whiskey is meant to be enjoyed with food,” he says. “It’s not meant to be shot or chugged.”
With that in mind, he shares a step-by-step guide on how to indulge in whiskey like a pro:
-Pour a small amount into a glass. You don’t need to fill it to the brim. A little goes a long way.
-Take a small sip and let it sit on your tongue. Note the flavor and texture. Is it smooth or harsh? Sweet or savory? The longer you let it sit, the more you’ll be able to pick up on subtle flavors.
-Swallow, and then breathe out through your nose. It will help to open up your sinuses and enhance the flavor.
-Now take another sip, letting it roll around your mouth before swallowing.
-As you savor the taste, think about where the whiskey’s story and the barrels used for aging. Remember, each step in the production process can affect the final product’s flavor.
Now that you know how to drink whiskey, go out and enjoy it like a pro! Follow Brendan Schaub‘s tips, and you’ll be sure to enjoy every sip. And remember, the most important rule is to have fun and drink responsibly. Cheers!
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