Scotch whisky


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Scotch whisky

n.
A whiskey distilled in Scotland from malted barley.
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Scotch′ whis′ky


n.
whiskey distilled in Scotland, esp. from malted barley in a pot still.
[1825–35]
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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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References in classic literature ?
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."
I also comforted him with a hot Scotch whisky; gave him another one; then still another -- hoping always for his story.
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
I have not tasted Scotch whisky but now I have a reason to do it."
THE recent rapid growth of Scotch whisky exports has come to a halt, according to the latest figures, which show the volume exported fell by 5% to 1.19billion bottles.
The Scotch Whisky Experience has rightly won plaudits as a high quality destination for all the family and has established itself as one of Edinburgh's most popular attractions.
MSPs have been accused of selling Scotland short by not making Scotch whisky one of the drinks automatically offered at official parliament functions.
Tests were being carried out on counterfeit bottles of Highland Pride Finest Scotch Whisky to determine the levels of methanol.
A Spanish thirst for Scotch whisky has pushed exports of Scotland's national spirit up to record levels.
Diageo Plc, Seagram Co., Allied Domecq Plc and other distillers of Scotch whisky recently won a court battle to stop rivals from labeling spirits that contain less than 40 percent alcohol as "whiskey." The European Court of Justice upheld a complaint by the Scotch Whisky Association against French investment company Cofepp and supermarket chain Prisunic SA, a unit of Galeries Lafayette SA, for labeling and selling as whiskey a drink with 30 percent alcohol, violating a EU regulation that defines whiskey as having at least 40 percent alcohol.