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Old January 11, 2011, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by AngelicaDeAlquezar View Post
My Scottish friends tend to use "whisky" and I've seen Americans writing "whiskey"... and most non-native English speakers, write "Scotch".

Does this correspond to how these words are actually used?

And are "Scotch" and "whisky" words for exactly the same beverage? (like those smoked and non-smoked varieties, for example?)

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No they are not synonymns. Scotch is whiskey made in Scotland. There's Irish whiskey, Canadian whiskey, American whiskey. Whiskey is a tawny distilled liquor made from grain and aged in barrels. I honestly don't know the correct spelling of the word. It may be whisky.
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