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Whiskey is made all over the world and each region produces a different and distinct flavor profile. It can be pretty daunting to get your head around the peaty tastes of Islay single malts or the smooth sweetness of Kentucky bourbon if you’re new to the wonderful world of whiskey. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Bartender and bourbon enthusiast Dustin Haarstad breaks down the different types of whiskey made around the world.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • What the main whiskey producing regions are
  • The key differences between the whiskeys from these regions
  • Why it’s important to stock a wide variety of whiskeys behind the bar

Servers and bartenders, up your whiskey knowledge with advice from a pro.


Dustin Haarstad

Dustin Haarstad is a bartender and beverage director at the acclaimed whiskey bar Canon, and the founder of cocktail consulting company Blind Tiger Cocktail Co.

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