Scotland is home to five official whisky-producing regions each with its own distinct characteristics. Often there is an unofficial sixth classification included as a subregion of the Highlands; The Islands. With over 140 active distilleries, Scotland is a hub of whisky production.
American whiskey has stood the test of time, surviving civil wars and prohibition. The country is now well known for their love of the drink, playing host to over 2000 distilleries, housing one in at least every state. The country’s most notable production however is their renowned Bourbon and Kentucky whiskey, which is produced in only two of the fifty states.