Sam Simmons, Global Ambassador for The Balvenie, discusses scotch drinking basics.
What is single malt scotch whisky?
Distilled grain; made in scotland; made with malted barley; from one distillery
What is blended whisky?
Mix of single malts; mixed with grain whisky; cheaper and easier to make; milder in flavour
Whisky flavours vary between sweet, rich, fruity and smokey
For whisky tasting it’s best to serve neat