The robots may soon take one of the best jobs of them all: whiskey taste-testing.
recently designed a set of sensors, playfully called a “tongue,” that
can analyze the chemical composition of whiskey and tell us about its
age, country of origin and malt status.
sensors are made of glowing solutions that change brightness when drops
of whiskey are added to them. The result ultimately indicates different
properties of the liquor — which may be noticeable to a whiskey master,
but without the chemical certainty. Read more (6/9/17)