Whiskey’s can be made
from a variety of cereals
depending on their types
These cereals are
The process which converts barley to
MALT( refer to malting process in
making of beer)
The Process #2MASHING:
Which produces WORT (sugar solution)
from ground or crushed MALT.
The Process #3FERMENTATION :
A process that produces WASH (a
weak, crude, impure spirit) consequent
upon the introduction of YEAST in the
The Process #4
The process that strengthens and
purifies the spirit contained in the
WASH and also separates the solids
contained in the spirituous liquor.
The process that transforms the raw SPIRIT
After the period of maturation the
spirit is bottled to be sold.
Must be distilled at a Scottish distillery from
water and malted barley, to which only other
whole grains may be added, have been
processed at that distillery into a mash, and
fermented only by the addition of yeast.
Must be matured in Scotland in oak casks for
not less than three years.
Must not contain any added substance
other than water and caramel colour.
Types of ScotchSingle Malt Whisky
It is a malt whisky from one
Glenlivet, Highland Park,
Blended Scotch whisky
It is a mixture of malt
and grain whisky.
(Johnnie Walker, Cutty
Sark, Famous Grouse,
It is a whiskey made in
The grains used in making of
Irish whiskey are barley, rye
Irish whiskey has to be
distilled thrice and matured
for at least three years. No
peat fire is used to dry the
These Whiskeys are called
Made not less than 51% corn
with Malted barley.
Rye is also used
Barrels used are charred /
toasted and made of
Eg – Wild Turkey, Maker’s Mark
and Jim beam
Whiskeys are produced form a
Produces some of the world’s
richest and smoothest whiskies.
Charred in oak casks and then
filtered through a mass of
Eg- Jack Daniel’s no 7
Made from blends of different
Rye, Corn and Malted Barley
They have a reputation of being
the lightest of all classic whiskies.
Famous Brands – Canadian Club
and Crown Royal
Made from various
distilled spirits from
malt is also used.
Some of the famous
Indian whiskies are :