WHISKY COUNTRIES AND STYLES
As the traditional producers of whiskey and whisky, Ireland, the United States and Scotland serve as the most accomplished models. These three nations produce spirits with very strong identities, that are recognised all over the world. From Scottish single malt to American bourbon and Irish single pot still, each boasts its own unique style. Japan offers a textbook example of emulation. With an innovative whisky culture and particularly rich soil, the Japanese archipelago developed unique expertise, shaking up traditional categories despite its status as a newcomer. Learn the defining characteristics of the four biggest whisky-producing countries.