Whisky or whiskey (more in Ireland/U.S.) is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage. Ford Prefect, during his time on Earth, sometimes gatecrashed university parties and became intoxicated on whisky. Ford also, on the Thursday of Earth's destruction by the Vogons, bought the man beside him at the bar at the The Horse and Groom some whisky.
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- Etymologically, this is a variation on 'aqua vitae', 'akvavit', 'vodka', 'brandy' and every form of alcohol dubbed 'the water of life'.