Scotch whisky


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Scotch whisky

n.
A whiskey distilled in Scotland from malted barley.

Scotch′ whis′ky


n.
whiskey distilled in Scotland, esp. from malted barley in a pot still.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scotch whisky - whiskey distilled in ScotlandScotch whisky - whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
Drambuie - a sweet Scotch whisky liqueur
Rob Roy - a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey
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I know a place round the corner here, where you can get a drop of the finest Scotch whisky you ever tasted - put you right in less than no time.
Would you believe it, my dear, in three years those Englishmen of the plantation drank up oceans of champagne and Scotch whisky and dropped thirty thousand pounds on the adventure.
I found Sergeant Cuff and the gardener, with a bottle of Scotch whisky between them, head over ears in an argument on the growing of roses.
Held her chin up and looked you up and down with eyes the colour of Scotch whisky, as much as to say, "Well, what
8, with many places throughout the world holding tasting sessions, lectures about this revered Scotch whisky, and general merriment with socializing and music.
The case was brought in Hamburg by the Scotch Whisky Association against the Waldhorn distillery run by Michael Klotz.
Scotch whisky and salmon exports continue to grow at record levels, new figures for 2017 have shown.
The company's brands include Jefferson's, Jefferson's presidential Select, Jefferson's Reserve, Jefferson's Ocean Aged at Sea Bourbon, Jefferson's Wine Finish Collection and Jefferson's Wood Experiments, Goslings Rums, Goslings Stormy Ginger Beer, Knappogue Castle Whiskey, Clontarf Irish Whiskey, Pallini Limoncello, Boru Vodka, Brady's Irish Cream, The Arran Malt Single Malt Scotch Whisky, The Robert Burns Scotch Whisky and Machrie Moor Scotch Whisky.
A TAX cut on Scotch whisky has boosted sales in the UK following years of decline, new figures reveal.
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France, Spain, and Germany are the major contributors in the scotch whisky market in the region.
Thanks to the popularity of whisky, otherwise known as the 'water of life' (an English corruption from the name uisge beatha given by the ancient Celts), more than 99 million cases were exported last year (according to The Scotch Whisky Association) with 115 distilleries producing this amber nectar and 33 bottles shipped overseas every second.