Humans have been consuming alcohol since the dawn of civilization. While traces of fermentation can be traced back over 4,000 years, whisky in its current form is over six centuries old. In these years it has gained lovers all around the world.
If you consider whisky liquid gold, and dream about it every day then you need to visit these countries which are the mecca of whisky making and tasting.
The first mention of whisky's presence in Scotland can be traced back to 1400's. Whisky and Scotland are inseparable from each other. Scotland distills whisky from malted barley and divides them into five distinctive categories, the most superior of them being Single Malt Scotch whiskey. Scotch is basically whisky from Scotland, which is mandatorily aged in oak barrels for at least three years.
The best way to explore scotch is to head on a tour of Speyside. And here are some other destinations and drinks a whisky lover can plan their trip around.