When Hosting A Bourbon Tasting Party, Skip The Perfume And Candles

Hosting a tasting party is a fun way to learn which bourbon is your favorite and what spirit is perfect in your go-to cocktail recipes.

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Hosting a bourbon tasting party is a fun way to discover your favorite spirits, but it's crucial to minimize competing scents in the environment. Scented candles and perfumes can mask the subtle aromas that define the taste. Scientists suggest that over 70% of flavor perception is influenced by smell. This article explores important considerations that allow your nose to uncover the rich flavors in your bourbon glass.