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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jan 2021 9:17 p.m. PST


"HAPPINESS for me is a few good friends, a selection of unusual whiskies and definitely no ice. When I lift a glass to my nose, it is a portal to a different world of perception. There could be scents of vanilla, fruit, smoke and even freshly cut grass, all of which act like clues to the story behind the spirit. Sniff carefully, and I might discern the myriad choices the drink's makers made as they carefully crafted it over many years.

Lately, however, I have found myself asking whether the prodigious efforts of distillers are entirely necessary. Ageing spirits in barrels for years is painstaking stuff. Is it possible to make a dram without all that faff? After all, there are people on the whisky scene who claim to be able to produce a delicious version in a single night…."
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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 5:33 a.m. PST

This is a great set of discoveries and the best thing ever done with chemistry. Been around for a while …



Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jan 2021 7:14 a.m. PST

Courtesy of New Scientist Magazine – subscription required

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 10:48 a.m. PST

That's what they were talking about when they said, "Better living through chemistry."

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 2:21 p.m. PST



Raynman Supporting Member of TMP10 Jan 2021 8:53 p.m. PST

Might be possible, but why? If you're only going to smell it, maybe. But the flavors rolling across your tongue along with the aroma's in your nose. Mmmmmmm………
Gotta go get me a single malt! Bye!

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Jan 2021 10:49 a.m. PST

The companies that do this had professional whiskey tasters come in and they could not tell the difference.

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