This Chars Shows the Whiskies Import and Export by Country.
Whisky is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash. Various grains which may be malted are used for different varieties, including barley, corn, rye, and wheat. Whisky is typically aged in wooden casks, generally made of charred white oak.
Whisky is a strictly regulated spirit worldwide with many classes and types. The typical unifying characteristics of the different classes and types are the fermentation of grains, distillation, and aging in wooden barrels.
The word whisky is an anglicisation of the Classical Gaelic word uisce meaning water now written as uisce in Irish Gaelic, and uisge in Scottish Gaelic. Distilled alcohol was known in Latin as aqua vitae "water of life".