@michaelramm A good single malt scotch, as @jjlsetter suggests, is a nice experiment. Add a drop or two of filtered/spring water to bring out the flavor, then inhale 3 times over the glass. It sounds nutty but I swear it tastes better!
@willjhopkins@michaelramm I usually like no water but that’s just me. He’s right that a little water will help open it up and makes for a good practice to taste. @randymurray has a good series on starting with whisky
@michaelramm@willjhopkins my favorite simple, starter single malts are Auchentoshan and Singleton. You could also try most highlands since they are usually milder without being too smokey or peaty. Although I love a campfire in a glass :) like Laphroig