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Personal Whiskey Profile

Whiskey Profile

One of the many great things about whiskey: there’s always something more to learn and always something else to taste.

Expand your Whiskey knowledge and palates with a Whiskey Profile experience. Blind taste 8 whiskies and food pairings to enhance your taste buds.

  • What flavors would you find in a fragrant whiskey?
  • Where do your personal tastes truly lie?  
  • Why does a peaty whiskey taste smokey?

Receive your own Tasting Guide and Journal to write down your observations not only at time of the profile, but yours to keep as you continue your Whiskey Journey.

But…what are whiskey flavors, exactly?

The whiskies were carefully selected to represent 8 distinct flavors. Coastal, Winey, Fruity, Floral to name but a few. As we unfold the flavors of the Whiskey, you will find how each flavor is significant to you and then learn which distillery created it and which particular bottle it is.

What the Whiskey Profile Entails…

  • Certified Whisky Ambassador guided instruction
  • Food pairing for each selection that enhances each Whiskey
  • A McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub Passport: Tasting Guide and Journal to record observations, to track growth and keep tabs on favorites (or not so favorites.)
  • Access to an Alternative Whiskey List to fit these 8 key flavor profiles.

Who can Benefit…

  • The beginner to the Whiskey World
  • The long time lover of Whiskey (Bourbon, Scotch, Irish…the whole gamut)
  • Those who seek out one of a kind, unique experiences

Fun. Educational. Interactive. One of a Kind.

The Whiskey Profile Experience is one of a kind in the Lehigh Valley and is one of the many experiences you can find here at McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar. Now introducing the Whiskey Profile Virtual Experience! Enjoy a Whiskey Profile in the comfort of your own home. Just pick up your box and we will take care of the rest !

Continue your Whiskey journey with us by joining us for one of our Monthly Tastings, Enjoying a dram from our selection of 300+ Whiskies, or Joining the Elite Whiskey Clan.

To begin your journey join us today !

All Tastings are scheduled, and last for approximately one hour.
$100 Admission • Ages 21+ only, please





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February 2020

Personal Whiskey Profile

Whiskey Profile

The Whiskey Profile is… an introduction to the sensory perception and overall analysis of 8 whiskies that fit within 8 predominant whiskey flavor profiles. The distilleries, style and origin are unknown to you. Eliminate preconceived bias. But...what does this mean, exactly? Pure, non biased enjoyment of whiskey using the senses of sight, smell and, lastly, taste. The whiskies were carefully selected to represent 8 distinct flavors within our Flavor Profile Wheel. Coastal, Winey, Fruity, Floral to name but a few.…

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