Rachel Barrie

The Science of Water and Whisky – Part 4 Impact of Different Water Qualities on Bowmore

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by Rachel Barrie
The Science of Water and Whisky – Part 4 Impact of Different Water Qualities on Bowmore

I am often asked how important the quality of the water is when adding water to whisky.  I always recommend using clean potable water without any aroma or taint. Generally, this can be well-run local tap water if of a high enough quality, or bottled water in parts of the world where tap water may be suspect or tainted.  However, until now I had not fully explored the sensorial impact of different potable water properties on mixing with whisky.

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND WATER & WHISKY - Part 3

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by Rachel Barrie

Bowmore is acknowledged to be among the most perfectly balanced single malts in the world, striking just the right chord between smoky and sweet. Across the range of Bowmore single malt expressions, different facets of Bowmore’s highly complex house style are expressed, each creating a unique taste experience for the drinker.

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