Black Dog TGR Scotch – Trivia

From the appreciation event with Andrew Skene, we got to know about History about Black Dog, Scotch, Whisky etc. We got to know much more and I list some of them here.


  • Spelling Whisky is generally used in Canada, Japan, Scotland, England, and Wales. Spelling Whiskey is used is Ireland and United States.
  • Weather in Scotland is almost constant throughout the year and is neither too cold nor too warm. Thus it gives the right weather for the wood to breathe and allows the scotch to get the right flavor.
  • Black Dog Scotch are made using the Barley that is grown in the Lowlands, water from the Speyside, distilled in the Islands and finally matured in the Highlands.
  • Spirits are colorless. They get color when they are matured in casks. Even the flavor of the whisky is defined by the cask.
  • Whisky bottles labels are imprinted with relevant information such as the cask number and distillation date etc.
  • There are regulations which define Scotch Whisky – Scotch Whisky Regulations 2009.
  • Scotch Whisky Regulations says that, for a whisky to be labeled as Scotch, it has to be distilled in Scotland and matured for a minimum of three years in oak casks.
  • Scotch Whiskies are generally distilled twice.
  • Ageing is only when whisky is in the cask i.e, distillation and bottling.
  • Age on the Scotch bottle reflects the age of the youngest Scotch whisky used to produce.
  • and Finally, Black Dog is a Fishing Fly.

There are much more to know about Black Dog, Scotch and Whisky.

Disclaimer: The above content is for people aged 25 and above. Do not drink and drive. Drink Sensibly. Underage drinking is crime.

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