WoodCraft Bourbon Wizard

Answer 13 Questions to Create Your Personal Bourbon


How much do you like a SMOKED taste in whiskey or foods?
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When we talk about smoke, we're talking about barbecue smoke rather than a camp fire. Imagine the smell of ribs or brisket over cherry or apple wood. Think about the sweet tanginess of barbecue and the nice, heavy smoked flavor.
Would you like your custom whiskey to...
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When we think of CLEAN, we're thinking "easy to drink and pleasant on the palate." When we think of COMPLEX, we’re talking about a lot of different flavors working together to create a great taste. Our process aims to create a complexity of flavors that is easy and enjoyable to drink.
Would you like your custom whiskey to have...
Would you prefer that your custom whiskey...
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For aftertaste, a short aftertaste is something that doesn't linger in your mouth very long. You taste it, you get a feel for it, and then it fades quickly. A long aftertaste is when we have the whiskey coating the palate and hanging out a little longer, allowing you to taste more flavors. The flavors that are probably going to include oak, woodiness, char, dark spices, and vanilla.
Would you prefer that your custom whiskey has a...
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Mellow in this case refers to a whiskey that is going to be soft, supple, and gentle on the palate. LOW Burn and LOW Bite.
Would you like your custom whiskey to be optimized for drinking...
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When crafting your whiskey, here's what I want you to think about... Are you going to enjoy it on the rocks, neat, or in a cocktail? If you can answer these questions it will lead you to making the perfect whiskey.
Would you like your custom whiskey to have an OAKY FLAVOR?
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An oaky flavor is obviously going to be a bit woody, though not necessarily good or bad depending on your preference. As with certain wines, oak will help impart certain tannic qualities such as mouthfeel, slight dryness, and a little bit of bitterness.
Would you like your custom whiskey to have a VANILLA FLAVOR?
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Vanilla gives hints of the vanilla flavor and perception of smoothness.
Would you like your custom whiskey to have a DARK SPICE FLAVOR?
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Dark spice is about warming flavors, like a great spiced apple cider, cardamon, pumpkin spice, nutmeg and other soft fall spices.
Would you prefer your custom whiskey to be...
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By traditional bourbon flavors, what we mean is do you prefer flavors like vanilla, caramel, burnt sugar, light oak, and char.
If you were to drink a cocktail & had to make a choice which would you pick?
How often if ever do you drink whiskey of any kind - bourbon, scotch, rye or American whiskey?
How often if ever do you drink cocktails of any kind?