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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  • Yamazaki 12 Year Japanese Whisky 70cl

    Yamazaki 12 Year Japanese Whisky 70cl

    £89.99

  • Hibiki Harmony Japanese Whisky 70cl

    Hibiki Harmony Japanese Whisky 70cl

    £59.99

  • Royal Salute 21 Year Whisky 70cl

    Royal Salute 21 Year Whisky 70cl

    £92.99

  • Yamazaki Distillers Reserve Japanese Whisky 70cl

    Yamazaki Distillers Reserve Japanese Whisky 70cl

    £59.99

  • Glenfiddich 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    Glenfiddich 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    £62.99

  • Macallan 12 Year Sherry Oak Whisky 70cl

    Macallan 12 Year Sherry Oak Whisky 70cl

    £59.99

  • Johnnie Walker Platinum Label 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    Johnnie Walker Platinum Label 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    £64.99

    Free JW Platinum tumbler and 2x Metal Ice Cubes

  • Jack Daniel's Gold No 27 Double Barreled Limited Edition 70cl

    Jack Daniel's Gold No 27 Double Barreled Limited Edition 70cl

    £74.99

  • Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Whiskey 75cl

    Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Whiskey 75cl

    £53.99

  • Glenlivet 18 yo Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl

    Glenlivet 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    £57.99

  • Old Pulteney 21 yo Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl

    Old Pulteney 21 Year Whisky 70cl

    £92.99

  • Hakushu 12 Year Japanese Whisky 70cl

    Hakushu 12 Year Japanese Whisky 70cl

    £89.99

  • Bunnahabhain 18 yo Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl 43%

    Bunnahabhain 18 Year Whisky 70cl

    £69.99

  • Old Pulteney 17 yo Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 70cl

    Old Pulteney 17 Year Whisky 70cl

    £59.99

  • Hakushu Distillers Reserve Japanese Whisky 70cl

    Hakushu Distillers Reserve Japanese Whisky 70cl

    £59.99

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