• Should You Decant Your Whiskey?

    6 monthes ago - By Chuck Cowdery

    Doesn't that look nice? Sure, but does decanting do anything for the whiskey?
    With some wine, decanting prepares the wine for serving. It does this in two ways. First, proper decanting keeps sediment in the bottle. Second, it aerates the wine. Neither is an issue with whiskey.
    Because we call the second container a decanter, people tend to apply the wine analogy. Whiskey is more robust than wine. There is very little you can do to hurt it or help it. Decanting whiskey has no practical value.
    So why decant whiskey? The sole reason is so you can serve it from an attractive decanter rather...
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