Whisky was an alcoholic beverage enjoyed by many people along the coast of Alagaësia. The nautical unit was the Dram. Many sailors were paid partly in it and on one of Clovis' barges, the daily pay was three drams of whisky.
Whisky was considered good for morale and formed part of the provisions for the villagers in the exodus from Carvahall. It could be used to recover from a hangover, as Brom demonstrated in the first book,. It was a popular drink in Narda.