The 2019 Top 20 Countdown Begins November 25

After tasting hundreds of bourbons, scotches, and other whiskies throughout the year, we have arrived at the 2019 Whisky Advocate Top 20: the most exciting whiskies of the year, selected based on quality, price, availability, and “x-factor.” Join us as we count down to reveal the full list, starting on November 25.

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VIDEO: Jefferson’s Ocean & Rye

This sommelier-led virtual tasting features two unique American whiskeys from Jefferson’s Bourbon that showcase how this brand uses experimental aging techniques and sophisticated barrel-finishing tactics.

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