To ice, or not to ice?May 21st, 2009
The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article raising the issue of adding ice to whisky.
I’ll be honest with you and let you know that I don’t at ice at all to any whisky (or whiskey), unless it is in a cocktail, such as a Manhattan. I feel that the cold temperature dumbs down the flavors.
However, I will tell you that when I’m out drinking with whisky company reps or even distillery employees, drinking whisky on the rocks is a regular occurrence. Especially before dinner, and it’s usually a blended whisky. They save their “sipping neat” whiskies for after dinner.
What’s your take on it?