Putting the ‘E’ into Whiskey

What is in an ‘E’?

Have you every wondered why in some countries its ‘whisky’ while in others it is ‘whiskey’?  Which is correct?  The answer is neither are wrong!

The traditional spelling is without the ‘E’.  The whiskey version only became popular in the late 19th century when the great Dublin distillers were in a PR battle with the ‘Silent Spirit’ or ‘Blended Whisky’ which was becoming popular especially in Scotland.

 

Generally the ‘E’ means Irish Whiskey, why not join us for a tour to find out more!

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