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The king of whiskys, Scotch is a famously complex topic that has been the subject of enough books to fill a few dozen libraries. Do not let that stop you from diving in and experiencing some of the most revered spirits in the world, though. There are only a few things that you need to keep in mind when looking at everything Scotland has to offer.
Since the end of Prohibition, bourbon has dominated the American whiskey scene. Bourbon is a legally defined term and can have a lot of requirements. In short, to be a bourbon, a whiskey must be made in the US from at least 51% corn, aged in charred, virgin (or unused) oak barrels, contain no added coloring, and it no longer has a minimum age requirement.
The classic tropical spirit, rum is made from either sugarcane or a byproduct like molasses. It can be either aged in oak barrels or bottled as-is. Most of the light, un-aged rums are designed for use in cocktails while the aged rums offer a complexity and depth of flavor that is best suited for drinking straight or on the rocks.
Tequila remains a bit of a mystery to many people. At its core, tequila is a spirit distilled from blue agave and can be either barrel aged or not. Technically speaking, tequila is a specific subset of mezcal, since mezcal can be made from up to 30 different types of agave while tequila must be made from blue agave and has to come from certain regions of Mexico. Tequilas come in a few varieties, and you can always tell from the label.