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8 Whiskeys Perfect for a Neat Celebration

8 Whiskeys Perfect for a Neat CelebrationBourbonGetty ImagesNo rocks needed.You have amazing news–you’ve just been promoted over your nasty colleague …

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Johnnie Walker Blue Label – Gentleman’s Wager II

Placing a wager and risking everything for something you love is a sign of what lengths you’re willing to go to get your goal. From by-gone movie …

2015 Christmas Whiskies

With the festive season just around the corner, we’ve been investigating (rigorously) our favourite <i>whiskies</i> for 2015. A Highland, an Islay and two …

Jack Daniel’s No. 27 Gold

Tennessee Whiskey brand Jack Daniel’s have released a new version of their age-old spirit, known as No. 27 Gold. Double barrelled and double mellowed …

Whisky As You’ve Never Seen It Before

To celebrate their 21 year old liquid that’s nurtured in Scotland and finished in rum-infused casks from the Caribbean, the Maverick Whisky Makers of …

For Craft Brewers and Jameson, Barrels Are a Golden Ticket

Class was in session on the top floor of Jameson‘s Whiskey Academy building. The classroom had all the normal trappings — chalkboards, textbooks, …

The Best Scotch Under $250

This guide is a part of a series. View our more affordable single malt Scotch whisky selections in our post entitled “10 Best Affordable Single …

Scotch Whisky

What Does a $3,500 Scotch Taste Like?

Cracking the Code of 185 Years of Whisky<p>Each of the whiskies lined up on the tasting mat, one through five, was a light gold color. Each was the …

From Whisky Drinkers To Whisky Makers

Royal Lochnagar, the single malt whisky distillery located near Balmoral Castle, has announced the launch of its new membership club Distillery …

Scapa Skiren Whisky

One of Orkney’s ninety islands is inhabited by an order of monks –another by a ex Jethro Tull roadie. It’s typical of the contradictions rife …

Savoring a Lost Generation of New Zealand Whisky

There’s a reason you don’t know about New Zealand’s whisky making tradition. The last of the country’s prominent distillers, Willowbank, was shut …

WhistlePig Old World Rye Whiskey

If there's one thing we know about WhistlePig, it's that they select some of the best rye whiskey barrels around. It turns out they have a knack for …

The Glenfiddich Gallery

It’s Burns Night, and time to celebrate the life and works of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. An evening of great merriment lies ahead, where …

The Best Scotch Under $100

This guide is part of a series. View our more premium single malt Scotch whisky selections in our post entitled “A Guide to the Best Scotch Under …

The Last Barrels of New Zealand’s Greatest Whisky

We’re 90 miles into a 100-mile bike ride from Lake Ohau to Oamaru when our water bottles run dry. We pull off Georgetown-Pukeuri Road and into the …

A Guide to the World’s Whisk(e)y Making Traditions

Know What You're Drinking<p>Whisk(e)y at the most basic level is distilled alcohol produced from fermenting a mash of grain — or corn in some cases. …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos21 hours agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

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Tasting Notes: Aberlour Full Line

On a recent visit to Aberlour distillery smack dab in the middle of the famed Speyside region, our task at hand was to gain an appreciation for the …

True Norse: A Visit to Highland Park Distillery

There’s a darkness to the waters of the North Atlantic in April. (Or was it the North Sea? My knowledge of oceanic borders was fuzzy.) Whitecaps …

Lessons in Whisky, the Muse of Scotland

One of the first nights of the trip, in Glasgow, we took the tube to the West End of the city and ended up in what from the outside looked like a …

Rare Japanese Whiskies to Be Auctioned Off

After Jim Murray declared Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013 the finest whisky in the world, it cemented the fact that Japanese whisky was having …

Single Malt Whisky

The 5 Best Indie Distilleries in Scotland

Big is almost always bad in the current consumer culture, particularly when it comes to food and drinks. We want local, natural and small batch; we …

Thank You, Oloroso Sherry, for The Balvenie 15 Year Single Cask

The Balvenie distillery is located in the burgh of Dufftown in Moray, Scotland — in the Speyside region at the north end of the country — and …

The Glenlivet – Vintage 1964

The Glenlivet has an extensive and unparalleled history crafting some of the finest whiskies ever produced, and their latest launch is one their most …

Scotch Whisky

The Whiskey Wedge by Corkcicle

Grasp in the advantages of “on the rocks” without watering down your favorite spirits on this Whiskey Wedge by Corkcicle. The set includes one …

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Johnnie Walker Blue Label – The Gentlemen’s Wager

Luxury blended Scotch Whisky brand Johnnie Walker Blue Label has launched a short film starring actors Jude Law and Giancarlo Giannini – a tale about …

An Exceptional Moment with Johnnie Walker Blue Label

Exceptional moments in life are truly a rarity. Whilst there may be occasions in your week that put a spring in your step, few have the ability to …

BYOB Anywhere with these 14 Flasks

The flask grows up with you. As a teen pulling Black Velvet under the football bleachers, you were juvenile and unctuous, and so was your swigger. …

The Perfect Bar Cart

A Study in the Finer Points of Drinking<p>How do you take it?<p>Preface <i><br>Before we begin, a note</i> <br>Throughout our collective history, alcohol remains definite, …

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