American Whiskey Magazine
ORGANIZE YOUR THOUGHTS AND YOUR SENSES
TYPICAL BOURBON AROMAS AND FLAVOR DESCRIPTORS TO HELP THE HOST DESCRIBE BOURBON
WHAT IS FRUIT?
The soft part containing seeds that is produced by a plant.
WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF SPICE?
An aromatic or pungent vegetable substance used to flavor food.
WHAT IS SWEET?
Having the taste or flavor characteristic such as sugar, or honey.
WHAT IS FLORAL?
The term floral is sometimes used to describe presenting aromas and/or flavors which are reminiscent of flowers.
WHAT IS NUTTY FLAVOR?
A rich nutty flavor comes from a combination of a little roast/toasted malt and some biscuity notes. It may also come from the barrel wood.
WHAT ARE THE FLAVORS OF YEAST?
Yeasty notes represent some floral aromatics and freshness such as a green apple. It can also denote some cereal tones like granola.
WHAT ARE HERBAL NOTES?
A bright, fresh, or sometimes earthy taste.