Beyond the flavour wheels
First published November 2020 in Brewer and Distiller International
How would you describe whisky to someone who had never tasted it before? Not a particular whisky, just whisky in general. Difficult, isn’t it? But a project in the USA is using machine learning to create descriptors that will revolutionise our ability to talk about aromas, tastes and flavours.
Read how researchers at Virginia Tech are creating a tool that could revolutionise the ways we talk about and visualise flavour. Their project focuses on whisky but the tool they are building could be used on coffee, wine, beer… anything people taste and talk about.