This is a list of whisky brands arranged by country of origin and style. Whisky (or whiskey)[1] is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Different grains are used for different varieties, including barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and corn. Whisky is typically aged in wooden casks, made generally of charred white oak.

American whiskey edit

A selection of Bourbons and Tennessee whiskeys offered at a liquor store in Decatur, Georgia

Thirteen large distilleries owned by eight companies produce over 99% of the whiskey made in the U.S.[2]

Of the thirteen, ten are in Kentucky, two are in Tennessee, and one is in Indiana. The three states are grouped together in the east-central mainland region of the United States.

Bourbon edit

Kentucky bourbon edit

The production line at the Maker's Mark distillery

Brands are listed alphabetically by brand ownership and the name and location of the distillery. The brand owner is included if different.

Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve bourbon whiskey

Other bourbon edit

Tennessee whiskey edit

Corn whiskey edit

Rye whiskey edit

A bottle of American Old Overholt rye whiskey

Malt whiskey edit

Wheat whiskey edit

Blended whiskey edit

Australian whisky edit

Australia produces a number of single malt whiskies. Tasmanian whiskies in particular were the first to receive global attention. Australian whiskies are winning an increasing number of global whisky awards and medals, including for example in the World Whiskies Awards and Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 'Liquid Gold Awards'.[8][9] Mainland Australian whiskies are also obtaining global recognition, in particular a West Australian whisky.[10][11]

Australian whisky distilleries include:[12][13]

Canadian whisky edit

Bottles of Canadian Club Whisky for sale at a liquor store in Iizaka, Fukushima, Japan

English whisky edit

Finnish whisky edit

French whisky edit

German whisky edit

Indian whisky edit

Indian single malts edit

Irish whiskey edit

Three Irish whiskeys

Irish single malts edit

Single pot still whiskeys edit

Midleton Very Rare with box

Blended Irish whiskeys edit

Single grain Irish whiskeys edit

Japanese whisky edit

A bottle of Japanese Yamazaki whisky

Scotch whisky edit

Single malt scotch edit

Campbeltown single malts edit

Highland single malts edit

Dalwhinnie whisky

Island single malts edit

Islay single malts edit

Lowland single malts edit

Speyside single malts edit

Grain Scotch whisky edit

Blended Malt Scotch whisky edit

Blended Scotch whisky edit

Independent bottlers of Scotch whisky edit

Overseas bottlers of Scotch whisky edit

South African whisky edit

Spanish whisky edit

Welsh whisky edit

Other whiskies edit

A bottle of Mackmyra Den första utgåvan (first edition) and boxe

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition: "In modern trade usage, Scotch whisky and Irish whiskey are thus distinguished in spelling; whisky is the usual spelling in Britain and whiskey that in the U.S."
  2. ^ Albala, Ken, ed. (2015). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues. SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781506317304.
  3. ^ "Takara Shuzo Group Companies". Takara Shuzo International Co. Ltd. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Old Rip Van Winkle Archived 2011-01-15 at the Wayback Machine, Joint venture description on company web site. (Accessed January 2011)
  5. ^ Crumbie, Trey (January 26, 2017). "'Super-premium' Kentucky Owl bourbon bought, to be available nationally". Lexington Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  6. ^ Patton, Janet (January 26, 2017). "New lakeside bourbon complex will cost $150 million. See what it will include". Lexington Herald-Leader. Lexington, Kentucky. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  7. ^ "George Washington's Mount Vernon Distillery & Gristmill". Mount Vernon Ladies' Association. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  8. ^ Colquhoun, Steve (21 March 2014). "Tassie whisky named world's best single malt". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  9. ^ Distillery, Tasmania (21 March 2014). "Tasmania Distillery's Sullivans Cove takes world whisky title for single malt". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
  10. ^ Brammer, Jenna (6 April 2017). "WA Drop named 'Best International Whisky in the World'". West Australian Newspaper. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  11. ^ Adsti, Saskia (2 November 2017). "Peat the Secret to Winning Drop". West Australian Newspaper. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Australian whisky distilleries". Archived from the original on October 7, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  13. ^ "Closed Australian whisky distilleries". Archived from the original on September 7, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2015.
  14. ^ Malt Whisky Yearbook 2014

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