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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  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky 20cl 40% ABV

    Johnnie Walker Blue Label Whisky 20cl

    £49.99

  • The Pogues Irish Whiskey 70cl

    The Pogues Irish Whiskey 70cl

    Regular Price: £27.89

    Special Price £25.89

    £2 OFF & 2 Free Pogues Tumblers

  • Virginia Black Whiskey 75cl

    Virginia Black Whiskey 75cl

    £34.89

  • Johnnie Walker Green Label 15 Year Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker Green Label 15 Year Whisky 70cl

    £39.99

  • Firefly Moonshine White Lightning 75cl

    Firefly Moonshine White Lightning 75cl

    £24.59

  • Johnnie Walker Double Black Label Limited Edition Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker Double Black Label Whisky 70cl

    £30.19

  • Jameson Redbreast 12 yo Pure Pot Still Irish Whiskey 70cl

    Jameson Redbreast 12 Year Irish Whiskey 70cl

    £39.99

  • Bushmills 10 Year Old Irish Whiskey 70cl 40%

    Bushmills 10 Year Irish Whiskey 70cl

    £28.99

  • Nikka Whisky from the Barrel - Japanese Blended Malt Whisky - 50cl

    Nikka Whisky from the Barrel Japanese Whisky 50cl

    £33.99

  • Jack Daniels - Single Barrel Select - Tennessee Bourbon Whiskey - 70cl - 45% ABV

    Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Whiskey 70cl

    £40.49

  • Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 yo Blended Scotch Whisky 70cl 40% ABV

    Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Year Whisky 70cl

    £23.89

  • Cardhu 12 yo

    Cardhu 12 Year Whisky 70cl

    £34.99

    Free Cardhu Tumbler (While Stock Lasts)

  • Four Roses Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 70cl 45%

    Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon 70cl

    £26.69

  • Jack Daniels Old No 7 Whiskey 1.5Ltr Magnum

    Jack Daniel's Old No 7 Whiskey 1.5Ltr Magnum

    £48.99

  • Glenmorangie Taster Set Original, Quinta Ruban, Lasanta & Nectar 4x 10cl Miniature Gift Pack

    Glenmorangie Pioneering Collection 4x 10cl Whisky Taster Set

    £24.99

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