Scotch or Bourbon.
Depends on the event, meal, company, and environment.
Scotch is whiskey. It's just the best kind.
ah irish whiskey has an e in it. ... Scotch whisky doesn't
Whiskey means any kind of spirit made by fermented grain. Scotch is made from barley (with peat smoke), Irish whiskey is made from barley too, Bourbon from corn, rye whiskey from rye, et cetera. So the full name of scotch is scotch whiskey. There's a whole rainbow of whiskey out there.
YES! wait...where's the question?