World Whisky Day was founded in 2012 by Blair Bowman while studying at the University of Aberdeen. This event occurs on the third Saturday in May.
Participants are encouraged to drink whisky on the day at events which may be officially registered on the World Whisky Day website. Others participate via social media using the #worldwhiskyday hashtag.
The organizers estimate that over 250,000 people participated in registered events. In 2015, World Whisky Day events were registered on all seven continents.
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