If you're a fan of whisky, or even if you're just starting to explore the world of brown spirits, you may be wondering how to choose whisky online wisely. In this blog post, we'll give you a rundown of things to pay attention to when buying whisky online. Read on to learn more!
Discover new brands: both local and around the globe
When you buy whisky online, you have access to a much wider selection than you would at your local liquor store. Besides the classic Irish whiskeys, scotch, and bourbon, you can find some amazing tipples from England, Japan, and Mexico, to name a few. This means you can find various brands of whiskey on any given day without having to travel too far from home - or risk not finding what you are looking for at all. What's not to love?
In addition, the prices are often much more affordable online than in stores.
Pay attention to the history behind the bottle
When buying whisky online, you can learn not only about the tasting profile of your drink but also what makes this spirit special. Discovering where it came from and why we should care for its story is a fun part of purchasing spirits online!
At Lassou, we collect the stories about each brand for you to learn before you choose the bottle. We also interview the founders so that you can discover more about the drinks you're buying.
Check out our interview with Annabel Thomas, the founder of Nc'nean distillery to learn more about this amazing brand.
Choose the flavour profile wisely
Every whisky has a unique flavour profile that is characterised by its smell, taste, and aftertaste. In our product descriptions, we always mention the tasting notes of the spirit so that you know what tastes and aromas you should expect. Always check these characteristics before choosing a bottle of whisky. If you want to learn more about whisky flavour profile, read our blog Where Does Whisky Get Its Flavour From?
Check the reviews
It’s worth noting that there are many whiskey fans online who enjoy sharing their thoughts on the drinks they try. On our website, you can find honest reviews for brands and bottles and learn what people think about these products. Use these reviews when making your choice and finding something trustworthy!
Now when you are armed with knowledge about how to buy whisky, you can use it in practice while exploring some amazing bottles and buy of whisky at Lassou.