Sunday, June 1, 2014

SCOTCH WHISKEY ~ first recorded in 1494

John Cor is the name of the friar who recorded the first known written reference to a batch of Scotch Whiskey on June 1, 1494.

“To Friar John Cor, by order of the King, to make aqua vitae VIII bolls of malt.” — Exchequer Rolls 1494–95, Vol x, p. 487

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