A combination of two or more spirits. In the United States
, a blended whiskey must contain at least 20% straight
whiskey or a blend of straight whiskeys, while the remainder can consist of non-straight whiskey, neutral spirits, or both. In Ireland
, a blended whiskey is a mixture of any two or more of the styles of malt
, pot still
, and grain whiskey
. In Scotland
, blended whisky is a mixture of whiskies from different distilleries, typically using both malt and grain whiskies. Blended malt whisky mixes single malts from a number of distilleries, while blended grain whisky mixes single grains from a number of distilleries.