Scotch has never been simple, which is probably why so many men happily dive into the depths of Scotland’s national spirit with obsessive abandon. Now the modern whiskey boom has made navigating scotch more complex than ever before. You probably know single malt is good stuff—and since it’s painstakingly crafted from malted barley in a pot still by a single distillery, it should be. But there’s a whole lot more to the contemporary world of scotch.