Made from grains like corn, rye, barley, or wheat. It is distilled from a fermented mash of the grain, then aged in oak barrels. At this stage it is a water-colored liquid. During the aging period, it gradually attains its amber color, flavor and aroma. It is bottled and sold at 80 proof. Whiskey of each country is distinct from that of the others because of the local grain characteristics, distillation techniques and formulas. Scotland, Ireland, the U.S. and Canada are major producers.
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