EZdrinking

Searching for the world's best drinks and what makes them extraordinary.

Searching for the world's best drinks and what makes them extraordinary. EZdrinking is a drinks blog by Eric Zandona that focuses on distilled spirits, wine, craft beer and specialty coffee. Here you can find reviews of drinks, drink books, articles about current & historical trends, as well as how to make liqueurs, bitters, and other spirit based drinks at home.

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Whiskey vs Whisky: Controversy and Confusion

Have you ever noticed that there are two different spellings for whiskey? To be honest I didn't think much about it until I began working on a book about all the whiskey distilleries in the world. As I researched distilleries across Africa, Asia, Australia, and continental Europe I noticed that none of them spelled whisky with an e. I began searching for an answer to why some producers of aged grain spirits spell its name with and e and some spell it without and why this difference is largely bound by geography.

What I found instead was an internet controversy about what spelling was “correct” and when each should or shouldn't be used.

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