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Overview of Whisky production

How is Single Malt Whisky made? Where is the difference to Bourbon production? In this Overview of Whisky production, we show you each step of the process with videos and pictures. Discover how the various types of Whiskies are made and learn how the barley turns into good Whisky.

How Single Malt Whisky is Made

The basic ingredients of Scottish Whisky or Scotch are simple: Barley and water. Those two however have to be further processed in many steps (especially barley) to create Whisky. From malting to distillation and maturation – there are a few. Learn how Single Malt Whisky is made here.

Single Malt production

Overview of Whisky production - Single Malt Whisky

How Bourbon is made

The ‘American brother’ to Scotch. Bourbon is Whiskey but has to be produced under different regulations than Scottish Whiskey. Maturation duration and the type of barrel are regulated, but also in the choice of distillation differs. You can read how Bourbon is made here, and which steps are different.

Bourbon production

Overview of Whisky production - Bourbon

How Tennessee Whiskey is made

The speciality from America: Tennessee Whiskey is  a unique type of Whisky, which has an extra step in production. In this section, we explain, what makes Whiskey a Tennessee Whiskey, and further explore this type of Whisky.

Tennessee Whiskey production

Overview of Whisky production - Tennessee Whiskey

How Irish Whiskey is made

Not only through St.Patrick’s Day Irish Whiskey gained popularity. And while the Irish and the Scots still argue to this day, where Whisky truly originated, we show you where the difference between the two countries way of production is.

Irish Whiskey production

Overview of Whisky production - Irish Whiskey

Easy Overview of Whisky Production

Not every Whiskey is Whisky. The production and origin are determining, which name the Whisky is called, and what sets him apart from other types. If you want to know more details about the general Production, look into our Details site. And if you want to see how certain distilleries are operating, look into our distillery Database.

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You want to see how Single Malt is produced with a video? Watch one of our many distillery tours, where you can see the whole production.

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