If you’re a fan of whisky, then you’ll know that there’s a vast range out there. There’s something for everyone, from blends to single malts and everything in between. But with so much choice, how do you decide which bottle of whisky in NZ is best for you? Here are some helpful tips to help guide your search:
Although it has been produced in New Zealand since the mid-1800s, it was in the 1980s that its popularity soared.
It has been produced in New Zealand since the mid-1800s, but it was in the 1980s that its popularity soared. The first commercial distillery opened in 1864 but closed ten years later due to a lack of demand.
Think About The Type You Want
There are many different types of whisky in NZ, each with its flavours. The first step in choosing your next bottle is deciding what kind of whisky you want.
· Single malt – A single malt is made from a single distillery, using only malted barley at one distillery during one distilling season. It’s often aged for years in wooden casks before bottling.
· Blended Scotch – A blended Scotch is made from more than one type of malt (single malts), grain spirit (such as wheat or corn), or blends using both malt and grain whiskies—all blended afterwards.
· Tennessee whisky – This type of whisky gets its name from being aged in barrels previously used for ageing bourbon but then re-cooperage to be explicitly used for Tennessee whisky production.
Consider Your Price Range
Price should be one of many considerations when deciding which one to buy. While it’s true that price is not a good indicator of quality and age, it can be an indicator of availability. If you like a particular type or brand, but want to spend less for it, then consider the differences between entry-level and more expensive expressions.
You will also find great whiskies at all price points—even within the same brand! For example, if you enjoy Jameson Irish Whisky (which has many different ages), try comparing some aged 12 years with others aged 18; they have similar flavour profiles but different prices.
Consider The Age
The longer a whisky sits in an oak barrel, the more complex it will become. Aged whiskies will develop deep colour, rich aromas and flavours, and sometimes even a bit of sherry-like fruitiness. When you’re looking at buying a new bottle, consider how long you want to wait for that complexity. It’s worth noting that the price tag can also be steep if you’re looking for an especially old one—say 20 years or older.
Think About Your Tastes
It would be best if you also thought about your tastes. If you like sweet desserts, this may be something other than your drink. You should also consider if you want to eat certain foods when drinking one. For example, if you enjoy eating cheese and crackers with a glass of wine at night, try some whisky with those same snacks. This can help determine what type would be best for you and your tastes.
Finally, it’s essential to consider how much effort or money is involved in purchasing your next bottle of whiskey. Do not just buy one because it looks good on the shelf! Know what type of beverage fits into your regular spending habits before making a purchase decision that could strain those monthly bills (or even lead to debt!).
It is an incredibly mixed drink, and there are many different types. If you’re looking to buy your first bottle, this guide has given you some ideas about what kind to try. There are many beautiful things about this drink—so many different kinds with unique flavours and characteristics.