“Whiskey, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time to drink.”
Haruki Murakami [Japanese bestselling author]
Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented cereals like barley, corn, rye, and wheat. Whisky is typically matured in wooden casks for about 3 years or more. Bottled Whisky has a minimum ABV of 40%. It originated in Scotland and Ireland but later on made its way to USA, Canada and spread to Japan and India. Irish and American Whiskey are spelled with an ‘e’. On the basis of ingredients, there are 3 types of Whiskey:
- Malted Whiskey – Made from malted Barley and distilled in pots
- Grain Whiskey – made from cereals like corn, rye, barley or wheat and distilled in pots or column stills
- Blended whiskey – Combination of malted and grain whiskey
BasicallyWhisky or whiskey,they’re all whiskeys. The factors that make them different from each other are; the province where the whiskey was manufactured in the world, the type of distillation process it underwent and the sorts of grain that was fermented to yield it. Since it is a crop based product so the tasteis also dictated by the soil, climate and harvest of the region.
Here’s where the main 5 whiskey types come from.
- Scotch Whisky – Scotland
- Bourbon Whisky – USA
- Irish Whisky – Ireland
- Canadian Whisky – Canada
- Japanese Whisky – Japan
Some of the very popular brands of whiskeys are Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Crown Royal Canadian Whisky, Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey, etc…
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