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      02-25-2020, 10:25 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Salty Dog View Post
So rye will give you a spicy flavour and nose, corn tends to lean more towards sweetness (bourbon), sugarcane and molasses are the bases for rums and therefore usually tend towards sweeter.

Just a real basic rule of thumb, rums are the sweetest, followed by bourbon, then Irish whiskey and then scotches....this is a very loose rule, (my rule really) but for novice drinkers or novice to whisk(e)y it's a good starting point.

Having said that each of the types of spirits I mention have a wide range of nose and pallet variances and can often overlap.

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Hope this helps.
Great info/knowledge. Thank you!
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