Most of us have a imprecise concept of easy methods to correctly style wine. See, sniff, swirl, sip. Nevertheless it’s the bourbon class that’s capturing our boozy creativeness. It’s turning into more and more broad and creative, with an array of getting old strategies, cask finishes, and extra. Which left us questioning: Is there a proper approach to imbibe the stuff? Is it poor type to drink premium bourbon on the rocks? What, precisely, is the easiest way to style bourbon?
To search out out, we despatched Senior Editor Sal Vaglica to stomach as much as the proverbial bar with Trey Zoeller, founding father of Jefferson’s Bourbon, a Kentucky-based distillery celebrating its 20th anniversary.
The primary takeaway: Nonetheless you get pleasure from ingesting bourbon is the best approach to drink bourbon—an ice dice, a splash of water, or neat. (It’s been stated that in the event you like your Pappy Van Winkle with Coke, do it—however your mates at Males’s Journal strongly discourage it.)
So seize a bottle of your favourite brown elixir—Sal and Trey are ingesting Jefferson’s Oceans, which we do encourage—and be happy to observe alongside at residence.