Whisky Brand Names Explained

Whisky brand names like Bunnahabhain, Tamnavulin or Glenmorangie may look like difficult and meaningless letter combinations, but in fact most whisky names are (derived from) Gaelic and refer to the distillery location or characteristics. By learning only a few basic Gaelic words, you’ll be able to translate most whisky brand names quite easily. And then you’ll see that Bunnahabhain actually means ‘river mouth’.

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