Whisky

Here at Drinksupermarket.com, we stock a huge range of whiskies, from all over the globe.  With well known brands such as Glenfiddich, Jameson,Nikka, Crown Royal,Jack Daniels and more, Drinksupermarket have whiskies perfect for the first time drinker, casual drink and the whisky connoisseurs. 

The name "whisky/whiskey" is derived from the anglicisation of the Classical Gaelic word uisce/uisge meaning "water" (now written as uisce in Irish Gaelic, and uisge in Scottish Gaelic). Distilled alcohol was originally known in Latin as  aqua vitae ("water of life"). This was translated to Classical Gaelic as Irishuisce beatha/Scottish Gaelicuisge beatha "water of life". Early forms of the word in English included uskebeaghe (1581), usquebaugh (1610), usquebath (1621), usquebae (1715).

The spelling whiskey is often used on Irish and American produced whiskies, whilst all that is produced in Scotland and other places around the world, use whisky. Since the 1960s, American writers have increasingly used whiskey as the accepted spelling for aged grain spirits made in the US and whisky for aged grain spirits made outside the US. However, some prominent American brands, such as George Dickel, Maker's Mark, and Old Forester (all made by different companies), use the 'whisky' spelling on their labels

Fact: Whisky does not mature in the bottle, once bottled the older it gets the taste does not alter. However, the cost value can alter, because it becomes a rarity. The age on the bottle is the amount of time it has spent in a cask between the process of distillation and bottling. It is the cask that influences the taste and chemical make-up of the whisky.

To learn more about the different types of whiskies and to understand the history of whisky, we recommend you visit www.whiskywhiskywhisky.com/forum/ or planetwhiskies.com

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  • Chivas Regal 12 Year Whisky 4.5Ltr Rehobam

    Chivas Regal 12 Year Whisky 4.5Ltr Rehoboam

    Regular Price: £196.99

    Special Price £171.99

    £25 OFF

  • Jack Daniels Old No 7 Whiskey 3 Litre Jeroboam

    Jack Daniel's Old No 7 Whiskey 3 Litre Jeroboam

    £107.99

    Optic Version

  • Jack Daniels Sinatra Select Limited Edition Release Tennessee Whiskey 70cl 45% ABV

    Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select Whiskey 1Ltr Limited Edition

    £149.99

  • Jack Daniel's 1904 Centennial Gold Medal

    Jack Daniel's 1904 Centennial Gold Medal 1.5Ltr Magnum Decanter

    £689.99

  • Johnnie Walker & Sons Odyssey Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker & Sons Odyssey Whisky 70cl

    £569.99

    4 Free Bacarat Crystal Tumblers

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker Blue Label Whisky 70cl

    £129.39

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Casks Edition Whisky 1Ltr

    Johnnie Walker Blue Label Casks Edition Whisky 1Ltr

    £299.99

  • Royal Salute 62 Gun Salute Whisky 1Ltr

    Royal Salute 62 Gun Salute Whisky 1Ltr

    £1,998.99

  • Macallan Rare Cask Malt Whisky 70cl

    Macallan Rare Cask Malt Whisky 70cl

    £189.89

  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Monkey Limited Edition Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Monkey Limited Edition Whisky 70cl

    £159.99

  • Chivas Regal 25 yo Blended Scotch Whisky 70cl 40% ABV

    Chivas Regal 25 Year Whisky 70cl

    £169.99

  • Midleton Very Rare 2015 Irish Whiskey 70cl

    Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey 70cl

    £147.99

  • Dalmore King Alexander III Whisky 70cl

    Dalmore King Alexander III Whisky 70cl

    £144.99

  • Macallan 21 yo Fine Oak Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl 43%

    Macallan 21 Year Fine Oak Whisky 70cl

    £293.99

  • Mortlach 25 Year Old Whisky 50cl

    Mortlach 25 Year Old Whisky 50cl

    Regular Price: £582.99

    Special Price £482.99

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