Discovering the best whisky could lead you to visit every Scottish distillery, or even to bustling whisky auctions. Wherever you are on your whisky journey, a little knowledge about flavour and technique can go a long way.
Whisky or Whiskey?
Finally, an answer!
One time world leaders in whiskey production, Ireland added an ‘e’ in 1875 to distinguish their product from the Scottish version in the American market. The influx of Irish immigrants meant America adopted the same spelling. Today, with Single Malt Scotch Whisky recognised as the world’s leading whisky, every other country has opted for the original spelling.
A brief guide to six of the most popular whisky types currently being enjoyed around the world.
Types of Scotch Whisky
So many ways to enjoy the water of life.