Just FYI...Whisky for Scotch Whisky, and Whiskey for Irish Whiskey.The word whisky (Scottish) or whiskey (Irish) is an anglicisation of the Gaelic word uisce|uisge (pron. ush-g(k)ee) meaning water. Distilled alcohol was known in Latin as aqua vitae = "water of life". This was translated to Gaelic as Irish: uisce beatha and Scottish Gaelic: uisge beatha = "lively water" or "water of life". Early forms of the word in English included uskebeaghe (1581), usquebaugh (1610), usquebath (1621), usquebae (1715).:)
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