I really enjoy bourbon when the weather turns warm, but don't enjoy it too much in the winter. So seasons clearly play a part in my drinking preferences.
Furthermore, I think that whiskey tastes different when it's warm, For me it's not nearly as pleasurable as when temperatures are normal/neutral.
Ardbeg311 wrote:I thought my taste for the powerful Islays would diminish during the hot summer months, but it was in a stretch of incredibly hot and humid weather that I enjoyed what turned out to be the best drams of the summer. The whisky? The Ardbeg Very Young. I guess for me, the Islays (Ardbeg, Laphroaig, Lagavulin) are drams for all seasons.
Perhaps younger whiskies are more suited to the summer months? I don't know but it's an interesting question.
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