National Scotch Day

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Get out your crystal tumblers and your bottle of moody old Glenmorange - it's National Scotch Day! As if you needed another excuse to enjoy a tipple of this liquid sunshine, we've mapped the ebb and flow of Scotch appreciation throughout the internet’s history. Let's raise a toast to the digital excitement that surrounds this deep and peaty National treasure!

When is Scotch Day?

It's national scotch day on the 27th July.

History of National Scotch Day

No one knows exactly who first had the eye-watering courage to declare July 27 as National Scotch Day, but they've long earned our respect. Scotch, this imparting beverage of barley, water, and yeast, has been distilled in Scotland for hundreds - possibly thousands - of years, and every year the internet reminds us to celebrate it in style.

A Digital Toast

Our tongue-tingling count has uncovered a whopping 5677 online mentions of National Scotch Day. The caramel notes of digital love for this special day peaked on July 27, 2020, that year, the internet was virtually swimming in scotch! Bloggers, influencers, and scotch aficionados alike dusted off their best bottles and took to the web in a virtual salute to Scotland's finest export. Instagram was awash with amber hues, Twitter was positively buzzing with scotch-themed chatter, and even LinkedIn professionals loosened their ties for a suave business-class toast.

An Unforgettable Day

Whether you are a novice or an expert, a fan of peaty Islay malts or the softer notes of Speyside whiskies, this day is your invitation to savor a dram - or two. Just remember, just like the internet's love for this day, drink responsibly and use a designated typer when intoxicated with scotchy comments.

Did you know?

Did you know Scotch whisky must be aged in oak barrels for at least three years? No wonder it tastes so beautifully timeless, just like the internet's love for it!


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First identified

18th July 2015

Most mentioned on

27th July 2020

Total mentions


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