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A bottle of Scotch

Scotch Whisky, By any other name

A bottle of Scotch whisky

Scotch whisky, often shortened to Scotch, was an Earth alcoholic beverage, a whisky originating from Scotland. It can also exist as a single malt whisky.

Scotch was one of the many alcoholic beverages enjoyed by Zefram Cochrane. In April 2063, the night before his historic warp flight abroad the Phoenix, Cochrane, who along with Deanna Troi was already drunk on multiple shots of tequila, poured a glass of Scotch for Troi and himself, telling her it was the "good stuff" - though after seeing her less-than-thrilled reaction (a spectacle which Will Riker, having just discovered her in the bar, very much enjoyed witnessing), he decided it wasn't so good after all and threw the bottle on the ground, almost hitting Riker. The following evening, after the Vulcan survey ship T'Plana-Hath followed the Phoenix back to Earth and made First Contact, Cochrane served Scotch to the visitors, making the beverage the first example of Human cuisine consumed by an (acknowledged) alien race. (Star Trek: First Contact)

In 2153, Arctic Archaeology Team scientist Drake made a bet with Commander Williams about the discovery of a crashed vessel, and won a bottle of Scotch. Unfortunately, he was assimilated by the Borg before he could claim his prize. (ENT: "Regeneration")

Later that year, shortly after Enterprise NX-01 departed from Earth on a heading to Vulcan, Captain Jonathan Archer and Commander Charles Tucker III shared a bottle of Scotch in the vessel's mess hall. At one point, they toasted a round of the drink to Henry Archer. (ENT: "The Expanse")

This beverage is not identified on-screen, though it was referred to as Scotch in the episode's final draft script.

Jonathan Archer was fond of Scotch. In 2154, after returning to Earth from the Delphic Expanse, Archer ordered Scotch in a bar in San Francisco. (ENT: "Home")

Montgomery Scott had a refined taste for Scotch. Scott's palate was sensitive enough to tell the synthehol variety from the real thing. Chekov once claimed that Scotch "was inwented [sic] by a little old lady from Leningrad," when Scott attested to Scotch's superiority over vodka. In the alternate reality, Chekov made the same claim to an alien woman at Kirk's birthday party in 2263. Previously, McCoy took a bottle of Glenfiddich Scotch from Chekov's possessions to drink with Kirk, and its existence surprised both as they thought "he only liked vodka". (TOS: "The Trouble with Tribbles"; Star Trek Beyond; TNG: "Relics")

Montgomery Scott enjoying a glass of Scotch

Montgomery Scott considered Scotch whisky a drink for a real man

Scott also used a bottle of Scotch to intoxicate Tomar, one of multiple Kelvans who took control of the USS Enterprise in 2268. (TOS: "By Any Other Name")

After an incident on Nimbus III, Scott offered Klingon General Korrd some Scotch with the words, "I never thought I'd ever be drinking with a Klingon." (Star Trek V: The Final Frontier)

After being rescued from the Dyson sphere by the Enterprise-D in 2369, Scott ordered a neat Scotch in Ten Forward and had his first introduction to synthehol, to his displeasure. (TNG: "Relics")

McNary offered to stop by Dixon Hill's office with a bottle of Scotch. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")

Dixon Hill ordered himself a neat Scotch at Rex's Bar. According to Rex, it was Hill's usual beverage. (TNG: "Manhunt")

Julian Bashir and Miles O'Brien drank Scotch and sang "Jerusalem" in 2371. (DS9: "Explorers")

In 2372, Bashir ordered a neat Scotch in Quark's after leaving the Battle of Britain holoprogram. (DS9: "Homefront")

Benjamin Sisko served Scotch at a dinner he had organized for his senior staff in late 2373. (DS9: "In the Cards")

In 2374, Scotch was served at Lisa Cusak's wake. (DS9: "The Sound of Her Voice")

In 2375, O'Brien replicated a chewing gum, called Wee Bairns, in the flavor of Scotch, and gave a piece to Bashir. (DS9: "Take Me Out to the Holosuite")

Scotch was also available in Vic's Las Vegas Lounge. Vic Fontaine himself enjoyed it. (DS9: "It's Only a Paper Moon")

Cromarty Whiskey may also be a form of Scotch.

Strictly speaking, Scotch whisky is spelled without an "e", unlike Irish whiskey.

In a deleted scene from ENT: "The Expanse", Jonathan Archer ordered a Scotch from the maitre d' of a Chinese restaurant.

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