And, to answer your question about spelling: The Scots spell it whisky and the Irish spell it whiskey, with an extra 'e'. This difference in the spelling comes from the translations of the word from the Scottish and Irish Gaelic forms. Whiskey with the extra 'e' is also used when referring to American whiskies.
Want to have your Whiskey and Chocolate together in one bite? Try this Chocolate Whisky Fudge.
CHOCOLATE WHISKY FUDGE
12 ounce dark chocolate, chopped
1 cup Whiskey (Scotch)
2 (1 lb) boxes powdered sugar
1 cup chopped pecans or 1 cup chopped walnuts
Melt chocolate in microwave or double broiler, stirring frequently.
As soon as chocolate is melted, mix Scotch with powdered sugar in large bowl and add to melted chocolate, stir well, add nuts.