All American whiskies are distilled from a fermented mash (mixture) of cereal grain and water. By law, American whiskey must be aged in new, charred oak barrels and no more than 160 proof. Bourbon must be made from a mash is at least 51% corn. Most bourbon is made in Kentucky, although it can be made anywhere.
Made in Scotland, Scotch whisky is made from mostly malted barely. All Scotch whisky must be aged in oak barrels for at least three years.
Irish Whiskies have a distinctive flavor profile that can be described as light and fruity. Traditionally, Irish whiskey is triple distilled in copper pots.
Originating from Poland and Russia, vodka is a clear distilled spirit comprised mostly of water and ethanol.
Deriving its predominate flavour from juniper berries, gin evolved from being a herbal medicine. Today, gin is produced in a number of different ways.
Made from the blue agave plant, Tequila is made primarily in area surrounding the city of Tequila in Mexico.