what's whisky

What is whisky?

Whisky is a general term of alcoholic drink, it’s a spirit distilled from malted grain, barley or rye. Moreover, various of grains are also used for difference varieties such as corn and wheat. Scotch, Bourbon, Japanese, Irish etc are countries where the whisky is distilled. They are all quite similar in either taste or appearance. What distinguishes them are the types of grain used, the location of the distillery, the type of the casks used in the process and the length of the ageing. Take note that all whisky must be distilled at the alcohol by volume (ABV) at least of 40% and not more than 94.8%.


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