1994 saw the 500th anniversary of Scotch Whisky production.
Whisky is now made in over 30 countries, including Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, the USA and even England!
On Sunday 12 Aug 2012 the Guinness Book of World Recods recorded the largest bottle of whisky in the world. The 228 litre bottle holds an incredible 9120 drams.
The oldest recorded visitor to a Scotch Whisky distillery is 103!
The highest price ever paid at auction for a bottle of Scotch Whisky was $460,000 in 2010.
Did you know that the following are (or were) keen Scotch drinkers? Prince Charles, Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, Dylan Thomas, Queen Victoria, Nicholas cage, Tom Selleck & Lady Gaga.
Whisky contains more than double the flavour components (congeners) of it's nearest competitors cognac and rum. It has over 100 complex flavours versus 5-10 in vodka.
Scots musician KT Tunstall was given a handmade guitar made from cask staves by her favourite distillery in 2009.