Whisky has never been more exciting than it is right now. Meet the innovators who are transforming what’s in the glass, from producers using “alternative aging” methods to distillers experimenting with grains, smoking, blending, and more. Travel the globe with whiskies from Australia, Iceland, Corsica, Indonesia, and beyond—and zero in on the best single malts from Scotland’s coastal regions.
Discover the Top 20 most exciting whiskies of 2017, take a look back at a year full of whisky, and then set your sights ahead to more whisky in the year to come. Find out which American whiskeys you should be collecting now, and explore the single malts of India and craft distilleries of Japan.
Take a deep dive into the past, present, and future of America’s native spirit, and make bourbon a focus this summer with cocktail recipes and food pairings. Plus, get to know the legends of bourbon distilling, find our recommendations for the country’s top whisky bars, and explore the nuances of peat.
Our whisky awards are back for their 23rd year, with top whisky picks from around the world. Plus, learn to navigate the Scotch distilleries of Orkney, appreciate and understand the influence of oak, mix a better Manhattan, and track down rare bourbon.
Discover Ireland’s whiskey renaissance! Our guide has recommendations for the best pubs, restaurants, golf, and more on the Emerald Isle. Plus, find information on wheated bourbons to rival even Pappy, cocktail recipes perfect for winter sports and single malt enthusiasts, and a look into the rebellious new distillers shaping American whiskey.
Pack your bags and head to Islay, home to renowned distilleries and legendary hospitality. Plus, discover new American whiskey hotspots, go behind the scenes at the country’s premier still manufacturer, and tuck into whiskey barrel-aged foods.
Learn how to get more out of your whisky from the first sip to the last drop, and get tips for buying, storing, and more. Plus, discover summer whisky cocktails, bottled-in-bond bourbon, and an in-depth breakdown of the still—and much more.
Plan your next trip on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, and brush up on the state of America’s native spirit—including the reasons it costs more these days. Plus, look into the future of Japanese and Scotch whiskies, ride along Scotland’s whisky route in a vintage sports car, and discover which whiskies were awarded best in class in 2015.