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Summer 2020: Cocktails Made Simple

Make your best whisky cocktails ever—even when improvising—with tips from professional bartenders in our in-depth guide to the top classics. Meet the fresh faces and creative boundary-pushers of single malt in both Scotland and the U.S. Explore Pittsburgh’s vibrant whiskey scene, and peruse over 130 reviews of bourbon, scotch, and more.

Whisky Advocate Spring 2020 issue cover

Spring 2020: Black Market Bourbon & More

Dive deep into the bourbon black market, where illegal reselling of in-demand bottles runs rampant, frustrating law enforcement and many whisky lovers. Explore the burgeoning renaissance of Irish single pot still whiskey, and discover the “imposters” that hide in plain sight on the liquor store shelf. Whip up a champagne-whisky cocktail, and meet America’s whiskey-supporting craftspeople.

Special Issue 2020

Whisky is great, but what makes it better? The company of friends. This Special Issue, available on newsstands and delivered as a bonus to Whisky Advocate subscribers, dives deep into the phenomenon of whisky clubs. Draw inspiration from the experiences of numerous diverse clubs across the world, and find tips and resources for starting your own.

cover of whisky advocate magazine's winter 2019 issue

Winter 2019: Top 20 & More

A year’s worth of reviews culminates in the 2019 Top 20, including Whisky of the Year. Find a new favorite bottle before exploring the country’s best whiskey distillery cocktail bars. Discover the statewide movements to define unique whiskey styles, and learn how 50 year old scotch makes it to the half-century mark. Try out a new cocktail recipe, and pair your whisky with cookies.

Fall 2019: Entertaining With Whisky

Step up your hospitality with our entertaining guide, offering hosting tips, party themes, menu ideas, and plenty of recommended bottles. Explore Scotland’s whisky regions, discover wild-fermentation whiskies, and learn all about triple-distillation. Plus, find a few new whiskies to try in the Buying Guide, offering over 150 reviews of scotch, bourbon, and more.

Summer 2019: Greatest Whisky Cities

Uncork a bottle and discover the world’s greatest whisky cities, from Edinburgh to Dublin, Louisville to Osaka, and beyond. Refresh your summer drinking game with blended scotches—and with frozen whisky cocktails. Become distiller for a day, get tips on pairing whisky and ice cream, and learn how warm climates create amazing single malts.

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