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These Are 5 the Best American Whiskeys, According to More Than 50 Experts

Only five American whiskeys were won golds at this year’s International Spirit Challenge, most of which are surprisingly available. The 23rd year of …

Kentucky

4 Facts You Should Know About The Japanese Whisky Crisis

The global whisky community was left reeling by the recent news that well known flagship whiskies Hibiki 17 and Hakushu 12 are going to be discontinued by parent company Suntory.<p>Prized by collectors and whisky lovers, the Hibiki 17 in particular achieved global fame thanks to the film <i>Lost in</i> …

Whiskey

Three of the Best Whiskies You Can Find in Stores, According to 48 Judges

The 2018 San Francisco Spirits Competition has released its full list of winners and, unsurprisingly, nearly every spirit that made it to the …

This Tiny Texan Bourbon Maker Can’t Stop Winning Awards

The San Francisco Spirits Competition is as close to the Super Bowl of spirits as it gets. So when a small whiskey distillery in tiny Blanco, Texas, …

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

How to Wear Black Pants with Brown Shoes

The combination of black pants with brown shoes is no longer considered a fashion faux pas. Here, discover how to rock the pair with style and …

8 Men’s Style Rules You Should Never Break

Style rules were meant to be broken. But not these. From never fully buttoning your blazer to always match your leathers, these are the men's style …

Men's Fashion

The Best Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

How To Match Your Shoe Colour To Your Trousers

An expert guide to men's shoe colour combinations. From black and brown to oxblood and blue, we break down the best trouser colours to wear with them …

Men's Fashion

Five Overlooked Wardrobe Accessories Every Man Needs To Invest In

Showing up at a function or event looking suave and sharp doesn’t just happen. It takes some grooming, preening, perhaps some exercise too, and …

Ape’s Ten Commandments of Menswear - 10 Tips for Stylish Men

An Introduction to Menswear Rules<p>Ape’s goal has always been to educate and assist men with making better informed decisions when buying across …

In Search of the Ultimate Old-Fashioned | PUNCH

Fifteen years ago, it’s doubtful that a competition to signify the best Old-Fashioned would have found many takers. It wasn’t a cocktail that the …

Macy's

The Best Everyday Bourbons

Five under-the-radar bottles that will raise your home bar—but not your budget<p>Looking for a few new bottles for your bar? Stacie Stewart can help. The beverage manager at Whiskey Dry, chef Edward Lee’s soon-to-open Louisville, Kentucky, bourbon-and-burger bar, has spent her career honing her palate …

Why have Baltimoreans been hoarding this rye whiskey?

<b>In the summer of 2016,</b> Naomi Karzai, the bar manager of Pen & Quill — a slightly upscale restaurant blocks from Baltimore's Penn Station — heard an unwelcome rumor from a bartender friend. "I didn't believe him," she recounted later, "but I was nervous."<p>Word was that Pikesville Supreme — a solid, …

2017 whiskey and spirits releases

Fall and winter are the prime seasons for new spirits releases, particularly when it comes to whiskey of all stripes — bourbon, Irish, single malt, Japanese and rye. And it’s not just whiskey, with new tequila, vodka, gin and cognac hitting stores as well during the holiday season. 2017 was a …

This healthy foodie destination has the most Michelin stars in the world

If you’re looking for some of the best food on the planet, put Paris and New York City on the back burner. The hot spot with the most Michelin stars …

For Many Caribbean Immigrants, It Wouldn't Be Christmas Without Black Cake

Susan Adolphus James has one vivid memory of childhood Christmases on the island of Beaulieu, Grenada: black cake.<p>"Christmas don't feel like Christmas if you don't have a piece of black cake," says James, who moved to the U.S. as a teen.<p>The rich, molasses-spiced cake filled with drunken dried …

Dessert

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2018 – The Winners

It’s that time again: the day when Jim Murray reveals his favourite whiskies in the world. The results of his Whisky Bible 2018 have just been …

The Seven Types of Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

<b>Last Updated December, 2017.</b><p>Long a product of the highest craftsmanship and design — from wizened men in Turkey to cobblers in Western New York — …

These Bottles Of Booze Are Actually Worth The $100 Price Tag

There’s a <i>lot</i> of booze out there to choose from. It’s pretty easy to go into a shop and find a bottle of whiskey or rum that’s reasonably priced and walk away a happy camper. But we’ve all had the experience of standing in the aisle of our liquor store, staring at those higher shelves, too. We’ve …

A Beginner’s Guide To American Whiskies

“I’m for anything that gets you through the night — be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniel’s.” – Frank Sinatra<p>American whiskey is the by-product of years of European migration into the Americas, rebel ingenuity, and our ugly “Manifest Destiny” era. The winding story of the nation’s …

Kentucky

Beer Styles Explained, From IPA To Pilsner And Beyond

It's time you learned your IPAs from your Pale Ales.<p>You’d better know what you’re looking for before walking into the beer section of a liquor store or sidle up to a bar. The options are dizzying, and if you don’t know the difference between a pale ale and a lager there’s a pretty good chance …

7 outdated men's style 'rules' that you can now ignore

Many rules are rooted in business wear and can be traced back to pamphlets and guides from the early- to mid-20th century. They attempted to guide young businessmen in the right manner of dress so that they wouldn't embarrass themselves at work.<p>This is all well and good, but styles and societal …

You don't need to close apps on your iPhone

I repeat, opening up the multitasking window and swiping apps off the screen won't help your iPhone get through the day.<p>This myth that it does has persisted for years. Apple blogger and podcaster John Gruber said earlier this week it's the "single biggest misconception about iOS," the software that …

These Are The World’s Finest Shoemakers You Need To Know

A quality suit is good, a nice watch is a must, but without a decent pair of shoes your first impression is likely to sink. Everyone says they’re the …

Best Spice Rub Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

An ex-Tesla engineer created an FDA-compliant cure for hangovers

But what started out as a fun side project to find a cure for hangovers has grown so big, he felt he had to quit his job this week and launch a company.<p>On July 5, his startup Morning Recovery, will be open for business, where it will sell an FDA-compliant hangover cure.<p>The whole thing started about …

These 22 whiskeys just won the highest honor at an international spirits competition

More than 2,200 spirits were entered to be sipped and evaluated at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in April. More than 20 whiskeys from some of the world's most prestigious distilleries earned awards.<p>While most of the whiskeys clock in below $100, others reach far into the …

Single Malt Whisky

These are the dress shirts that finally sold me on the idea of non-iron

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Twillory Guys looking for a new dress shirt have more options than ever for where to shop. While staples of the industry still loom large, …