Bourbon whiskey, rye whiskey, rye malt whiskey, malt whiskey, wheat whiskey, Tennessee whiskey, and maize whisky are examples of American whiskies made from mashes containing at least 51% of their named grains. Blended whiskeys, blends of straight whiskeys, grain whiskeys, and spirit whiskies are some additional American whiskies that do not indicate a dominant grain.
Whisky is typically aged in wooden casks, which give it its unique flavour. The most common type of wood used for this purpose is oak. American whiskey is typically made with corn, while Scotch whisky is made with barley. Whisky is a popular drink around the world and has a long history.