29 May 2022
Having first appeared in the late 15th century, Scotch whiskey was initially produced exclusively from malted barley. In the 18th century, however, Scottish distilleries began producing whiskey made from wheat and rye. Today, Scotland is home to more than 130 active whiskey distilleries, which export their products to countries worldwide.
19 Apr 2022
A longstanding favorite of whiskey buffs, single malt whiskeys are those produced by a single distillery. Surprisingly, single malt whiskey contains only three ingredients; barley, yeast, and water. What’s more, authentic single malt whiskey must be allowed to age, in 180-gallon oak casks, for a minimum of three years.
11 Mar 2022
The taste and aroma of a particular Scotch whiskey depends entirely on the region of Scotland in which it was made. There are six principal whiskey regions in Scotland. Each of them produces its own distinctive blend of the distilled beverage; the Highlands, Lowland, Islay, Campbeltown, Speyside, and the Islands.