A lot of people have some very strong opinions about the proper way to drink fine whiskey. You're never supposed to have it with food. You've got to sip it nice and slow. It's best enjoyed while gazing broodily into a roaring fireplace. And you must always, always drink it neat. Well, a lot of people are wrong — especially about that last one. According to scientists (and whiskey connoisseurs the world over), a dram is best with a drop of water.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 11, 2017
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