Whiskey is a highly alcoholic spirit created from grain mash. Whiskey is produced after distilling fermented grain mash to produce a stronger flavor and alcoholic content. Whiskey is extremely popular throughout the world that has been around for a long time. Scotch whiskey is perhaps the most famous, which is often infused with a smoky flavor by distilling or storing the whiskey in fire blackened barrels. Whiskey may be consumed by itself or as part of a variety of mixed drinks.