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Flavor Wheels

An intro to the flavor wheels

Flavor is a personal thing. Everyone creates their own unique flavor memory based on the different tastes and aromatics they have experienced throughout their life.

Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Grain

  • Malt
  • Rye

Wood

  • Almond
  • Cedar
  • Hazelnut
  • Oak
  • Pecan
  • Walnut

Fruit & Floral

  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Cherry
  • Cognac
  • Cranberry
  • Green Apple
  • Honey Suckle
  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • Rose Petal

Spice

  • Anise
  • Black Pepper
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Coffee
  • Herbal
  • Mint
  • Nutmeg
  • Tobacco

Sweet Aromatics

  • Brown Sugar
  • Butterscotch
  • Caramel
  • Chocolate
  • Honey
  • Maple Syrup
  • Marzipan
  • Vanilla
Malt Whiskey

Grain

  • Fresh Malt
  • Toasted Malt

Wood

  • Coconut
  • Fresh Oak
  • Hazelnut
  • Pecan
  • Toasted Oak
  • Walnut

Fruit & Floral

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Date
  • Fig
  • Mango
  • Orange
  • Pineapple
  • Raisin

Spice

  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Cocoa
  • Mint
  • Nutmeg
  • Tea Leaf

Sweet Aromatics

  • Brown Sugar
  • Caramel
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Milk Chocolate
Rye Whiskey

Grain

  • Malt
  • Rye

Wood

  • Almond
  • Cedar
  • Soft Oak

Fruit & Floral

  • Apple
  • Pear

Spice

  • Anise
  • Black Pepper
  • Cardamom
  • Cinnamon
  • Clove
  • Mint
  • Tobacco

Sweet Aromatics

  • Caramel
  • Cocoa
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Honey
  • Marzipan
  • Molasses
  • Vanilla
Wheat Whiskey

Grain

  • Malt
  • Wheat

Wood

  • Cedar
  • Coconut

Fruit & Floral

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Floral
  • Pear

Spice

  • Cinnamon
  • Cocoa Nibs
  • Eucalyptus
  • Mint (Earthy)

Sweet Aromatics

  • Brown Sugar
  • Caramel
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Vanilla
Double Oaked

Grain

  • Malt
  • Rye

Wood

  • Almond
  • Hazelnut
  • Oak
  • Pecan

Fruit & Floral

  • Apple
  • Cherry
  • Cognac
  • Orange
  • Pear

Spice

  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg

Sweet Aromatics

  • Brown Sugar
  • Butterscotch
  • Caramel
  • Chocolate
  • Honey
  • Maple Syrup
  • Marzipan
  • Vanilla