French whisky

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French whisky is whisky produced in France. The distilleries producing French whisky include Glann ar Mor and Warenghem in Brittany,[1] Guillon[2] in the Champagne region, and Grallet-Dupic[3] in Lorraine. Buckwheat whisky is produced by Distillerie des Menhirs in Plomelin, Brittany. Vercors Distillery in Drome. There are over 40 whisky distilleries currently operating or opening in France. [4]

The first French whisky was produced at Warenghem distillery in 1987, who then introduced the first single malt French whisky in 1998.[5]

According to a study in 2016, the French are the largest consumers of whisky in the world, especially Scotch.[6]

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  1. ^ Forsyth 2012.
  2. ^ Duval Smith 2006.
  3. ^ "Whisky G.Rozelieures Lorraine Whisky de France". www.whiskyrozelieures.com. Retrieved 2016-05-13.
  4. ^ "Category: French Whisky". WHISKY IMPRESSIONS. Retrieved 2016-05-13.
  5. ^ "Warenghem - Armorik whisky distillery & tasting notes". www.whisky-emporium.com. Retrieved 2016-05-13.
  6. ^ "Watch out Scotland, France may soon be 'home of whisky'". www.thelocal.fr. 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-05-13.

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