Daily Archives: April 26, 2014

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W is for Whisky

You may question whether whisky is a magic word. And that means you don’t drink Scotch. As for the spelling—no less a source of propriety than the NYTimes makes the difference between whisky (produced in Canada, Scotland, Japan) and whiskey (produced everywhere else.)  Whisky, the word, comes from Gaelic uisge beatha meaning water of life. By law, it has to be aged at least three years to be called Scotch. A quick education—Scotchology 101. A single malt is whisky produced […]