The first written records of whiskey date back to 1405 and come from Ireland, where the nuns produced whiskey. It is also mentioned in Scotland: in the register of the Treasury of Scotland there is an entry dated June 1, 1494 about the transfer of “malt to brother John Kore for the production of aqua-vitae” (Scottish Gaelic uisge beatha, Irish uisce beathadh). It is believed that the whiskey was known for at least several centuries before these records. It is not known when and where the whiskey distillate was first produced, and the fact that alcoholic beverages were local and were not registered at the time makes it difficult to determine the origin of the drink. In addition, it is quite possible that the discovery of the distillation process will take place in different places, independently of each other.