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10 Facts About WHISKEY

10 facts about whiskey
1. The world’s largest producer and consumer of whiskey is in India.

10 facts about whiskey
2. Malt Whisky red wine is more useful because it contains more ellagic acid – an antioxidant that can stop the growth of cancer cells and to resist heart disease.

10 facts about whiskey
3. During the “Dry Law” in the U.S. was only allowed whiskey drink, but only for “medical needs”.

10 facts about whiskey
4. A bottle of whiskey can be kept 100 years, without losing the taste of the drink. After opening the whiskey can be kept for 5 years

10 facts about whiskey
5. The official founding date of Scotch is the year 1494, which was dated record of the Royal Treasury that a John Cor bought 500 kg of malt for the production of «aqua vitae».

10 facts about whiskey
6. Americans acknowledged whiskey and began producing his own just after Prohibition 1920.

10 facts about whiskey
7. Whisky – a good object for investment. A bottle of 17 year old whiskey Ardberg cost in February 2005, $ 75, and in November 2007 – now $ 198. Thus, an increase of almost 250% for 30 months.

10 facts about whiskey
8. Name a drink derived from the Celtic expression uisce beatha (water of life).

10 facts about whiskey
9. Current title: Whiskey spelled whisky – in the Scottish version, and whiskey – all the rest. If the bottle is written «whisky» it is precisely manufactured in Scotland, if «whiskey», then where else, but not in Scotland.

10 facts about whiskey
10. In Russian, whiskey is neuter – “it – Whisky”

10 facts about whiskey

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One Response to 10 Facts About WHISKEY

  1. Emil Kristjansson says:

    … and you are wrong. Whisky producing countries like Canada and Japan spell the name of their product the Scottish way. And so does India and Germany and England. Actually the only whisky producing countries that spell the product with an “e” are the US and Ireland.
    Also please explain what is “Malt whisky red wine”.

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