"World Whisky Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of May. The famed Glenlivet brand of Scottish Whiskey came into being after the founder George Smith acquired a licence for it in 1824. This made him the first licensed distiller in the parish of Glenlivet in Scotland" Sourced from First Post
Did you know,
"- The average measure of whisky contains just 64 calories – fewer than a banana.
- The record for the largest bottle of whisky goes to the distillers of Famous Grouse, who created 1.7-metre bottle containing 228 litres of whisky.
- One of the oldest bottles of Scotch whisky, the Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, was opened in 2017. Drops of the rare whisky were captured inside 50 Swiss watches, the most expensive of which cost more than £35,000.
- Glenfiddich means ‘valley of the deer’.
- Single malt is often mistaken for whisky that only sees one cask. Really it’s the product of a single distillery so it may actually see multiple casks.
- Rachel Barrie was the first female master whisky blender and has paved the way for even more women joining the industry."
Source = worldwhiskyday.com 100-whisky-facts
"There's no better place to celebrate World Whisky Day than where it all began, though: at the bar. Every year and all over the globe, bars, restaurants and hotels celebrate World Whisky Day in countless ways. These range from tastings at independent whisky rooms to multi-course whisky-themed dinners at renowned hotels.
Last year World Whisky Day was celebrated in 47 different countries by more than 25,000 people" Sourced from World Whisky Day