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Whisky- The Essential Guide
11 July 2022
Whilst legend has it that grains were distilled in 13th century China, it is widely accepted, that Ireland was the birthplace of the water of life made from barley. It is known from anecdotal writings that whisky played a part in Ireland’s life from the 1400s but the first official evidence seems to come from a 1556 Act of Parliament: “...graine in making of aqua vitae...”.