Whisky reviews

GreatDrams is one man’s mission to experience, share and inspire with everything great about whisky, fine dining and premium spirits… hence my whisky reviews (and whiskey reviews!).

The world of whisky is vast and expanding. There are countless different expressions. Keeping up can be a challenge, let alone knowing where to start.

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So, Whisky / Whiskey for Beginners, you want to start drinking Whisky. It’s a pretty versatile drink and caters to many tastes. It also makes you look cool and sophisticated, so what’s not to love?

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What is the difference between Whisky and Whiskey? The Scots spell it whisky and the Irish spell it whiskey, with an extra 'e'. This difference in the spelling comes from the translations of the word from the Scottish and Irish Gaelic forms. Whiskey with the extra 'e' is also used when referring to American whiskies.
What makes a whiskey a bourbon? For a whiskey to call itself bourbon, its mash, the mixture of grains from which the product is distilled, must contain at least 51% corn. (The rest of the mash is usually filled out with malted barley and either rye or wheat.) ... The distillate must be aged in a new charred oak barrel.
What makes a whiskey a bourbon? For a whiskey to call itself bourbon, its mash, the mixture of grains from which the product is distilled, must contain at least 51% corn. (The rest of the mash is usually filled out with malted barley and either rye or wheat.) ... The distillate must be aged in a new charred oak barrel.
What is the difference between Whisky and Whiskey? The Scots spell it whisky and the Irish spell it whiskey, with an extra 'e'. This difference in the spelling comes from the translations of the word from the Scottish and Irish Gaelic forms. Whiskey with the extra 'e' is also used when referring to American whiskies.

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Great Drams whisky reviews aim to give a balanced opinion on whiskies old and new from an avid whisky enthusiast. For round up posts, see posts like my top 10 best whiskies for under £40, my top 5 best rye whiskies or my top 5 scotch whiskies for under £100. For individual reviews of some interesting varieties, by all means, dive in.

As things stand, there really isn’t all that much information available to those of us interested in exploring the wonderful whiskies of this world. Great Drams as a site exists to try and change that. Hopefully, my whisky reviews are a good start.

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