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22/06/2016

Whiskey or whisky? The origin of the words

The word "whiskey" appeared in the early eighteenth century as the Gaelic translation of the Latin word aqua vitae for "water of life". In the Celtic language, it is called uisge beatha, although the use of this term finds its roots several centuries ago. Although the distillation of whisky goes back to the ancient Celts, the first written references date back to the late...

18/06/2013

The whisky's world trends

Social events like the Whisky Lounge London Festival held in the year 2012 offer a fresh view of the new trends and whisky blends that are available on the market. These trends are discussed to provide more knowledge to those who like good whisky. They talk about the new distilleries in London, featured beverages and processes, new brands, among other things.

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29/07/2011

The Irish Whiskey

The Irish whisky is called "whiskey", just as Americans do with their bourbon. This whiskey is made from barley and is characterized by a triple distillation, a fact that makes it a smoother and delicate drink, compared to others of the same class. This whiskey is the most consumed in this country, Ireland, although in recent years the exportation has grown significantly.

"The word Whisky...