The word “uisge beatha” is popular in Gaelic vernacular to mean “water of life.” It describes the potent liquor distilled from grains. Pronounced “oos-ke-bah,” it is where we get our English word, “whisky.”
In 1989 The “Old Rare” is again selected to be poured at President George H.W. Bush’s White House Inaugural Dinner – a testament to the whisky’s superior quality and character.
Cobalt Brands becomes the new, proud owners of the Usquaebach trademark and continue to distribute the brand throughout the United States and the world.