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How to drink a perfect whisky

23 Mar

Great article

Michael Bradley - Time Traveler

I am doing it wrong…  I like a whisky stone in mine.  It chills it without diluting it.  First though, the spelling is important:

The difference between whiskey and whisky is simple but important: whisky usually denotes Scotch whisky and Scotch-inspired liquors, and whiskey denotes the Irish and American liquors.

The word itself (both spellings) is of Celtic origin, and modern whisky/whiskey distillation practices originated in Ireland and Scotland. Using whiskey to refer to Scotch whisky can get you in trouble in Scotland.

Now for the story written by Ali Rosen…

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There are very few hard and fast rules when drinking whisky. (iStock)

There are few drinks in life enjoyed as simply and purely as a glass of Scotch – and equally as few that have as much history and as many opinions contained in a single glass.

But is there a proper…

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