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'''Whiskey''' is an alcoholic drink made from fermented grains. The [[Prime Minister|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom]] kept a supply of whiskey in his [[Prime Minister's office|office]]. When [[Cornelius Fudge]] visited the Prime Minister in [[1993]] to inform him of the [[Azkaban escapes#1993|escape]] of [[Sirius Black]], he offered the Prime Minister some whiskey. The Minister was momentarily insulted, thinking he was being offered his own whiskey by a guest, but Fudge then [[Conjuration|conjured]] his own whiskey for the both of them.
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'''Whisky''' is an [[alcohol]]ic drink made from fermented grains. The [[Prime Minister|Prime Minister of the United Kingdom]] kept a supply of whisky in his [[Prime Minister's office|office]]. When [[Cornelius Fudge]] visited the Prime Minister in [[1993]] to inform him of the [[Azkaban escapes#1993|escape]] of [[Sirius Black]], he offered the drink to the Prime Minister. The Minister was momentarily insulted, thinking he was being offered his own whisky by a guest, but Fudge then [[Conjuration|conjured]] his own whisky for the both of them.
   
[[Firewhiskey]] appears to be a [[Wizarding world|wizarding]] variant of this drink.
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[[Firewhisky]] appears to be a [[Wizarding world|wizarding]] variant of this drink.
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*This conjuration of whiskey seems to violate the exception to [[Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration]] which states that food cannot be conjured. However, it is possible that Fudge is merely [[Summoning Charm|Summoning]] it from somewhere else, or that alcoholic beverages are not considered food for the purposes of the law.
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*This conjuration of whisky seems to violate the exception to [[Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration]] which states that food cannot be conjured. However, it is possible that Fudge is merely [[Summoning Charm|Summoning]] it from somewhere else, or that alcoholic beverages are not considered food for the purposes of the law.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{Flashback}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{Flashback}}
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Latest revision as of 23:17, October 22, 2013

Whisky
Food information
Known ingredients

Fermented grains

Whisky is an alcoholic drink made from fermented grains. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom kept a supply of whisky in his office. When Cornelius Fudge visited the Prime Minister in 1993 to inform him of the escape of Sirius Black, he offered the drink to the Prime Minister. The Minister was momentarily insulted, thinking he was being offered his own whisky by a guest, but Fudge then conjured his own whisky for the both of them.

Firewhisky appears to be a wizarding variant of this drink.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • This conjuration of whisky seems to violate the exception to Gamp's Law of Elemental Transfiguration which states that food cannot be conjured. However, it is possible that Fudge is merely Summoning it from somewhere else, or that alcoholic beverages are not considered food for the purposes of the law.

AppearancesEdit

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