When we wrote about English whisky last year, it was undergoing a huge period of growth and change. While the pandemic might've slowed that down some, 2021 is showing that the malted spirit of England is still very much thriving. Here's our English whisky progress report.
Technically, all whisky is grain whisky. Some countries have specific designations for the type of grain used, or ageing process, that make it a specific type of whisky. For example, all bourbons are grain whiskies, but they have strict regulations that make it into a bourbon. For this article, we're mostly just going to look at Scotch grain whisky.