Top 5 Trending Whiskeys This Summer
There is nothing more joyful than spending a summer evening surrounded by friends and family. For whiskey connoisseurs, such occasions give them a chance to take out some special and rare whiskey bottles from the closet that are reserved for such times. Having said that, not all whiskies are ideal for a summery evening. Following is a list of a few whiskies that are suitable for the summer season:
This blended scotch whiskey has the aromatic notes of sweet pears and citrus fruits which are balanced with the fragrance of autumn flowers. An elegant blend of vanilla and dry oak is crowned with the subtle notes of sherry and just a wisp of smoke. Tasting notes include a hint of orange marmalade and fresh pears followed by a brave explosion of spices and hazelnut.
The best part about this bourbon whiskey is that it is aged for over ten years which makes it so mesmerizing to your taste buds. Blessed with a complex aroma, the Eagle Rare has a smooth and lingering taste that has an oaky flavor with notes of candied almonds and rich cocoa. On the nose, you experience notes of toffee, orange peel, herbs, honey, leather and oak.
Situated on the banks of the Kentucky river, the Buffalo Trace Distillery has been making bourbon whiskey for more than 200 years. This signature Buffalo Trace Bourbon Whiskey is a tribute to the mighty buffalo and is made from the finest corn, rye and barley malt. This deep amber whiskey has a complex aroma of vanilla, mint and molasses. This whiskey tastes very pleasant as it has notes of brown sugar and spice that give way to oak, toffee, dark fruit and anise. The smooth finish of the whiskey lingers on the palate and makes every evening worth remembering.
This Japanese Whiskey is made by blending select whiskies from the House of Suntory Whiskey. This whiskey is a symphony of at least 10 malt and grain whiskies, aged in five different types of casks from Suntory’s Yamazaki, Hakushu and Chita distilleries. This delicate blend has a mesmerizing aroma and delicate notes that revitalize your taste buds.
This whiskey represents Barry Crockett’s personal selection of fine and elegant whiskies which have been distilled and laid down over the past 24 years. This bottle pays a fine tribute to the master distiller and carries on his legacy of making rich and smooth whiskey that is a must-have for special occasions. This Irish Whiskey is matured in American bourbon barrels with a subtle contribution from a pot still distillate that has been matured in an unseasoned or virgin American barrel.
The beauty of whiskey is that you don’t need a cold winter night to enjoy it. These smooth, light-bodied whiskies mentioned above can bring the same refreshing experience of a wintery night on a summer afternoon. Whether you drink them neat, on the rocks or mix them in cocktails, these whiskies are bound to make your summers merrier.