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*All distances listed are as the crow flies, and not actual travel distances.
Table Mountain, Long Street, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Lions Head, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Koopmans-de Wet House, Two Oceans Aquarium, Langa Township, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Holocaust Centre, Newlands Brewery, Greenmarket Square, Rhodes Memorial, The Company's Garden, South African Museum and Planetarium, Orange Kloof, Newlands Stadium, South African National Gallery , Blue Train, Long Street Baths, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, V&A Waterfront, Bayside Mall
Peaty, feinty and sulphury are just some of the words used to describe the aroma and taste from that most sophisticated of drinks, the fabulous whisky. And to celebrate its golden pureness, the Whisky Live Festival is held in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town once a year and the 3-day event treats ticket holders to a host of whisky tastings from all major distillers.
Experienced whisky drinkers use the three senses; sight, smell and taste to assess the product and from this, can determine much of the whisky’s characteristics.
First to appeal to the whisky connoisseur is the colour of the liquid which ranges from clear to a dark coffee. The colour is an indication of the length of maturity and the media in which it is matured. For instance, a rich golden hue generally implies that the whisky is oak-matured.
The second sense is smell, to test the aroma for character and quality. It’s... Show more