An expert's guide to whisky tasting

Posted on: 29 July 2010 by Mark O'haire

The art of distilling whisky has been around for hundreds of years, and so has the art of tasting it. So what do you need to know to fully appreciate all the flavours that a good whisky has to offer?

Ludovic Ducrocq is the global ambassador for Grant’s Whisky and he’s blessed with the century-old skills required to understand the complexities of malt whisky production.

In this video he passes on advice about choosing the correct nosing glass, how to appreciate different flavours, how to tell the difference between a young and old whisky and how much water you should add to a whisky and what difference this make to the taste.

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If you would like to pick the brains of Ludovic and fellow whisky enthusiasts then you can join him at the Grant’s After Hours Whisky Club by clicking here

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