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Difference between Whisky & Scotch ?

Whiskey(with an 'ey') is distilled grain alcohol; Whisky( -y) is the same, but made in Scotland, most often flavoured by smoking the grain in peat smoke. If you order a "whiskey" in a London pub, you'll likely get a shot of scotch whisky.
For further enlightenment of all reading:
RYE: Canadian whiskey
BOURBON: American whiskey (must contain corn as primary grain)
SCOTCH: Scottish whisky
JACK DANIELS OLD #7: a unique bourbon made in Tennessee with a patented &/or trade secret process (also my favourite for drinking spirits right from a bottle)

Dec 14, 2011
Cyberpope in Spirits