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The 15 Best Bourbons of the Past 20 Years

Bourbons have become increasingly collectible. Here are the ones you need to stash away.<p>There’s much to love about the world’s great Japanese, …

Whiskey

9 Alcohol Myths You Should Stop Believing

Some time-honored drinking rules are nothing more than fables.<p>Believing these toddy tales can make you look like a fool (and feel like one, too). …

Alcohol

How to judge a bottle of wine by its label

Burning QuestionsBurning Questions is The Takeout's Q&A feature that satiates your food and drink curiosities<p>It happens so often—you’re on the way to …

Who Serves the Best Wings in Buffalo? I Ate at 12 Spots to Find Out

I went on a ravenous search for the best Buffalo wings in the city they’re named after. And yes, I found them.<p>“Why are Buffalo wings called Buffalo wings?” asked a nameless, slightly-stoned college sophomore for the six millionth time in the history of slightly-stoned college sophomores. “Are they …

Deep Frying

How Long Will It Take You to Save Your First $100,000?

And learn why it matters so much when you hit this goal.<p>When you start calculating how much money you need to save for big goals, such as retirement …

Tube Storage

Cigar tubes are wondrous devices, and when properly sealed at the factory they'll keep a cigar moist outside of a humidor for quite some time. …

How to Make a DIY Humidor for Your Cigars

If you’re a cigar fan, you need a place to keep them so they’ll stay fresh and ready to smoke. But a nice humidor can cost you around $100. Here’s …

Cigars

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Liquor

The Best Food to Pair with Irish Whiskey According to Experts

Spoiler: It's not corned beef.<p>Antonis Achilleos<p>Irish whiskey is as much a St. Patrick's Day staple as Guinness or corned beef and cabbage in America. …

Blue Cheese

The Top 11 Most Expensive Cigars in the World

We won’t deny that, sometimes, smoking cigars is not the cheapest of habits or hobbies. That being said, for the quality of a good cigar and the …

8 Truly Extraordinary Whiskeys Under $75

Look. We love a solid, affordable whisk(e)y roundup. We've certainly written our share on ManMade: see here, here, here, and here. But there are …

10 Superb Smoky Whiskies You Should Try

In the whisky world, peated Scotch whiskies are the bad boys. They are big, meaty, and kick your throat all over with smoky strength. The taste will stay in your mouth for a while afterwards.<p>Their strong flavors have become quite popular. The de-facto world capital of peated whiskies, the Scottish …

Wine & Spirits

8 Truly Extraordinary Whiskeys Under $75

Look. We love a solid, affordable whisk(e)y roundup. We've certainly written our share on ManMade: see here, here, here, and here. But there are …

Can Cigars Go Stale And Lose Their Flavor?

Yes, they can. As cigars dry out under the duress of improper humidification, they lose the oils that carry the vital flavor elements. When the oils …

The Best Whiskies For Grilling Season

Memorial Day weekend is the official start of grilling season and—for many of us—outdoor drinking. While beer is a natural pairing at a cookout, …

Why So Much Flavor at the Nub?

The buildup of tar, moisture and nicotine can heavily affect a cigar's flavor. Tobacco is like a natural filter. With every puff you take, certain …

Flavors

12 of the Best Irish Whiskies for St. Patrick's Day, or Any Day

With new whiskey cocktail recipes to match.<p>Irish whiskey used to be the go-to shot to chase down with a can of cheap beer. Not any longer.<p>Over the past decade, exports of Irish whiskey have grown by 300 percent, making it the “fastest growing spirit in the world," according to the Irish Food Board. …

Why Is Japanese Whisky So Expensive and Is It Worth the Price?

The rarer Japanese whisky bottles are seen as investments. Few collectors across the world can afford to crack open a bottle of 50-Year-Old Yamazaki, …

Babies who look like their dads are more likely to be healthy, according to a new study

Sometimes, research reminds us of how our decisions can be inherently biological. For example, new research has just found that when a newborn looks like its father, they are more likely to spend time together.<p>This has an impact on the child, as the study found babies who spend more time with their …

These 4 short L-words can help reveal if you might be depressed

Mental health experts are worried: Depression is on the rise in the US, especially in teenagers. From 2005 to 2015, depression rates in kids between the ages of 12 to 17 spiked, and the suicide rate for teenage girls is now the highest it's been in four decades.<p>Experts aren't sure what's causing …

Mental Health

25 Outstanding Cigars To Add To Your Humidor

The final <i>Cigar Aficionado</i> tasting of 2017 yielded dozens of outstanding cigars. Aside from the eight highly-rated smokes that would go on to appear …

Why Do Cigars Sometimes Make My Mouth Dry?

A lack of balance. Certain tobaccos dry the mouth, such as <i>olor</i>, a variety of filler tobacco grown in the Dominican Republic. In a seminar one year at …

How To Select The Perfect Cigar

Choosing a cigar can be as easy or as complicated as you want it to be. Some people know they like cigar XYZ and they have no reason to deviate from …

The best whiskeys to stash at the office

Whether you've got a bar cart or stash your office booze in a file cabinet, GQ's Best Stuff knows exactly which bottles of whiskey belong in your office.

How to Easily Remove Cigar Smoke and Odor

Bitter though this pill may be to swallow, many of the most pleasurable experiences life has to offer come with a decidedly less-than-pleasant …

Cigars

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $40

Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition<p>Sitting on the higher end of the ABV scale, the Prohibition Edition sits at 50% ABV as opposed to their classic and …

Aberdeenshire

The 10 Most Expensive Bottles of Bourbon Ever Made

Bourbon is one of the most popular cocktail drinks and has been for many years. It is mainly thought of as a man’s drink, however, it is used in some …

The difference between bourbon and whiskey

Lifestyle<p>What makes a Tennessee Whiskey?<p>news.com.au and Jack Daniel's have teamed up to bring you this story directly from Lynchburg, Tennessee<p>Story …

10 Best Cigars In The World 2017

Here are the 10 best cigars in the world,as voted for by members of the International Cigar Association. Cigar aficionados, you need to read this.