What’s the difference between whiskey, rye, bourbon, and Scotch?

Of the many spirits beneath the whiskey umbrella—Scotch, bourbon, rye—what’s the difference? Chicago bartender Laura Kelton explains in this Cocktail Club Extra.

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Ms. Jones

I'm in the mood to finally try scotch this weekend. It tends to get expensive very fast and I've got to keep it reasonable. For whatever it's worth, I usually stick to Jameson. So any suggestions?

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