vitara7 wrote:...pie x Rsquared...
The idea is not new, Seagram experimented with square barrels and now the Glaser virus has infected this up to now fringe whisky subject.
Nick Brown wrote:I spoke to these people at Whisky Live in Glasgow. The current bottling hasn't been anywhere near a square barrel - it is just a normal IB bottling. They were trying to get a square barrel made (the one they had on the stand was a dummy) but they keep leaking.
Aidan wrote:I've done a few calculations, and (discounting the coefficient of dynamic friction and rounding plank's constant down to 6.5 x 10^-31) the whisky matured in a square cask should be slightly sweeter and smoother than a whisky matured elsewhere. Under STP, of course.
The only problem will be fitting this whisky into roundy bottles.