Re: Tasting note adjectives - how specific can one really be?
Originally Posted by Bourserker
I, like many who replied to this thread, cannot make out more than a handful of flavors in any one whiskey either. I am also amused by tasting notes that have all kinds of exotic descriptors in them. I find them entertaining, but not that helpful. I can say one thing though, even though I can only pick out a few flavors in a given whiskey, I can definitely tell the difference between decent quality and crap.
If you can tell the difference between decent quality and crap that's all you need to know!
[Liberty Valance lays shot in the street]
(Dr) "Quick whiskey!"
[ Dr drinks from whiskey bottle, kicks over Liberty Valance]
(Dr) "He's Dead"