The basic knowledge of whiskey

Whiskey is made by distilling grains such as barley, rye, and corn. Whisky is a type of alcohol made from the distillation of grains such as barley, rye, and corn. The word "whisky" is derived from the Gaelic word "uisge-beatha", which means "water of life". The origin of whisky has not yet been cleared. It is said that whisky originated in the 11th-12th centuries when a distilled spirit was made on the Isle of Islay. A distilled spirit came to Scotland and was given the name "whisky" was loved by the people and has been passed down to this day. The main origins of whisky are Scotland, Islay, the United States, Canada, and Japan. Whisky is a wide variety of base, It can be made selectively according to individual tastes and preferences.

Scotch Whisky
Scotch Whisky is a kind of whisky produced only in Scotland, England. It can be divided into whisky, malt whisky, and Scotch whisky, depending on the raw material and the production method. The production areas are mainly located in the Lowland in the south, Highland in the north, Spey, and Islay. Single malt whisky is a whisky made entirely from the same distillery, blended malt whisky is a whisky made by blending together many single malts from different distilleries.

Irish Whiskey
Irish Whiskey is a kind of whiskey produced only in the Irish region. The classification is the same as that of Scotch whisky, which is located across the sea from it and is divided into two categories: pure wheat and blended. However, there are two major differences between the Irish approach and the Scottish approach. For one thing, Ireland Whiskey is made with little to no peat as fuel in the roasting of the malt, so no smoky taste. Secondly, Irish whiskey is distilled 3 times, while Scotch whiskey is distilled 2 times.

American whiskey
American whiskey is whiskey made in the United States, and the main types are bourbon whiskey (corn rice content of not less than 51%, corn content of not less than 80% when called "corn whiskey") and rye Rye whiskey (rye content of not less than 51%). In addition, the whiskey made in Tennessee, USA, represented by Jack Daniel's, is called "Tennessee Whiskey", and the manufacturing method is slightly different from that of bourbon whiskey. There is a slight difference between the manufacturing method and bourbon whiskey. Most bourbon is produced in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

Canadian whisky
Canadian whisky is a whisky made in Canada. Canadian whisky is characterized by being relatively light and the vast majority of it is a blended whisky.

Japanese whisky
Japanese whisky is a kind of whisky made in Japan with a taste somewhat similar to that of Scotch whisky, and is well known internationally. 

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