If we know anything at Celtic Whiskey Shop, it’s whiskey! A big question we get asked is what’s the difference between Irish whiskey and Scotch whisky. Besides each drink being exclusively from their eponymous country, there’s a big difference in how they’re made, distilled and even their history.
The word 'whiskey' (or whisky) comes from the Irish ‘uisce beatha’ which means ‘water of life’. Irish whiskey was one of the earliest distilled drinks in Europe, which was invented around th...