As the famous saying goes “I followed my heart and it led me to whiskey.” There really is no other drink that has more heart than good old whiskey. Regardless if you drink a Scotch, Irish, or an American whiskey, this heart warming alcohol is not for the faint of heart.
There are probably 99 reasons to have wine, beer, or gin, but there is something about whiskey that always pulls me in. Maybe it’s because of its rich tradition, or maybe because of all the great songs about it.
New to whiskey but not sure what to try? Trying to sound knowledgeable at a party? Here are a few of the most recognizable types, along with great brands and cocktail ideas.
Word to the wise, it’s spilled whisky if it’s Scottish, but every other type is spelled whiskey.