It’s Whisky, Not Whiskey

A beginner's guide to single malt scotch

Six mini bottles of scotch. From left to right: Deanston’s, Glen Scotia, Tomintoul 12, Glendronach 18, Glendronach 12, bunnahabhain 12
My personal distillery tour

Apparently, whiskey is Irish and whisky is Scottish. I learned that from a very sexy in a hot-for-teacher way grad student from Glasgow. If you haven’t read my article Navigating Scotland as a First Time International Traveler*, feel free to check it out now. I’ll wait.