Whisky Fundamentals

Types of Scotch Whisky

Published 14/07/2020

Scotch whisky like all whisky is made using either malted barley, grain or a combination of the two. Despite this naming conventions historically have often been confused, sometimes intentionally with spirit labeled as pure malt, vatted malt, single malt etc. What whisky types of Scotch are there? Scotch is either bottled as single malt, blended malt, single grain, or blended Scotch. Single Malt Scotch Whisky A Scotch Whisky distilled at a single distillery (i) from water and malted barley without the addition of any other cereals, and (ii) by batch distillation in pot stills.