Blended whisky is a mixture of single malt whiskys and ethanol derived from grains. Developed
for those who could not stomach the strong taste of whisky, it is a combination of malt and grain
First distilled and bottled by Andrew Usher in Edinburgh in the early 1860s, it turned out to be
softer, lighter and more palatable. The character of the whisky is determined not only by the
proportions of malt and grain whisky, but also by the ages of the individual whiskies and the
manner in which they are combined to bring out the finest qualities in each other.
Most whisky drunk across the world is blended whisky. Famous Grouse, Bells, Teacher's ,
Whyte & Mackay and Johnnie Walker are a few that are well-known .