Scotch Whiskey tastes of a fantastic, international vacation! Bourbon Whiskey tastes of Kentucky. Fundamentally, they’re very similar. But there are subtle and substantial differences in how they’re made. And even within “Scotch Whiskey”, there are tremendous variations in flavor. Whiskey can be smooth, smokey, peaty, or oily — in broad strokes. Here’s the best way to find out (and how I’m always using my iPhone camera as a personal journal of sorts).