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Irish whiskey is similar to Scotch whiskey, and is made from barley, corn, rye, wheat or oats. Additionally, Irish whiskies are distilled three times, and aged a minimum of four years, which gives them a rather similar flavor profile to Scotch.
Rye whiskey is an American whiskey made from a minimum of 51% rye. It is similar to bourbon, but not aged as long. The lack of maturity of this particular whiskey can lends it a harsher flavor compared to scotch.
Canadian whiskey is a blend of rye, wheat, corn and barley. It is generally considered smoother than the American-made whiskeys, as it is aged for a minimum of three years, but usually mor ethan six years.
That wraps it up for us on the various substitutes that you can consider for scotch. Bottoms-up, my friends.