Fun fact: Irish whiskey is produced using a method known as pot still, in which heat is applied directly to the pot, and has been distilled three times.
Made on the island of Ireland and earning its name from there, Irish whiskey comes with its own distinct specifications. Once upon a time, it was so famous that it was even called the ‘water of life’. Its popularity gave rise to about 28 distilleries in the 1800s. However, with time, it dropped down to two well-renowned ones.
The technique of whiskey distillation came from the distillation of perfume. The popularity of whiskey, however, didn’t disappear altogether. It gained prominence in later years, and even today, whiskey happens to be a sophisticated addition to the alcohol fam!
Malt, pot still, grain and blended - Irish whiskey comes in four different forms. What’s your pick?
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