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Scotch Whisky

Icons of Whiskey Retailing: Cadenhead's Whisky Shop

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 07.24.2016 | Taste
Joseph V. Micallef

Cadenhead's Whisky Shop in London For Scotch whisky aficionados, Cadenhead's Whisky Shops in London and Edinburgh has always been more than an iconi...

So You Want To Be A Whisky Judge -- A Day In The Life

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 07.09.2016 | Taste
Joseph V. Micallef

To the whisky aficionado there can be no greater calling than to be a whisky judge.

Scotch Whisky Shortage? Nothing To Worry About With These Alternatives

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 06.21.2016 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

In March of this year CNN Money, using a fund manager named Rickesh Kishnani as a primary source for information, declared that the world is "running low on old single malt Scotch."

A Pappy Van Winkle Like Bluegrass, and Other Lessons I Learned From the Whiskey Queen

Jaime Lubin | Posted 03.17.2016 | Books
Jaime Lubin

"I'm not attuned to this kind of spirit world," I say as Heather Greene arranges five bottles of hard liquor on the bar. Fortunately my drinking compa...

Nick Offerman's 'Yule Log' Is Better Than Having A Real Fireplace

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

What's better than sitting next to a fireplace sipping scotch? Sitting next to Nick Offerman sitting next to a fireplace sipping scotch. In "Nick Offe...

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.24.2015 | Taste
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Welcome to the holidays! And frankly, we don't care which one you observe or if you observe any at all, this season of the year should be fun and festive regardless of beliefs. But what makes it even more fun and festive is finding the perfect gift for that, shall we say, spirit connoisseur in your life.

New York Cocktail Philosophy

Skye Cleary | Posted 07.19.2016 | New York
Skye Cleary

On Saturday July 18 the best cocktail bars in the world were judged at the Tales of the Cocktail Annual Spirited Awards in New Orleans. New York City was well represented. The Dead Rabbit took home awards for the World's Best Cocktail Bar and Menu.

How to Pair Whisky With Food (Video)

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.19.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Anyone who loves whisky knows that it needs nothing to stand on its own. But what if you want to try and have your Scotch along with your meal? Not everything pairs well with one of the most elegant liquors around.

The Whisky Extravaganza: Old Favorites, Rare Malts and Mystery Drams

Tony Sachs | Posted 01.02.2015 | Taste
Tony Sachs

There are a lot of whisky events out there, patronized by a lot of people who, when confronted with a room full of alcohol, simply forget the meaning ...

How Can I Learn to Appreciate the Different Tastes of Whiskey?

Quora | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste

Drinking whiskey is a lot like getting into a romantic relationship.

Whisky Live Los Angeles...The Super Bowl of Whisky Events

Jose Martinez | Posted 12.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Jose Martinez

Whether you're a seasoned whisky enthusiast or just getting started, this is a great night out to enjoy some of the finest whiskies--needless to say an Uber ride home is genius.

Could The Japanese Make Better Whisky Than The Scots?

Ali Rosen | Posted 11.30.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Japanese whisky in particular does not have a style unto itself - it is truly modeled after Scotch whisky.

The Glenlivet Winchester Collection: Vintage 1964 and Vintage 1966

Gastronomista | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste

Last month, I had the privilege to be one of the first to taste The Glenlivet Vintage 1964 and the Vintage 1966, the first releases of the The Winches...

Glenlivet's $25,000 Whisky That's Actually A Bargain... Sort Of

Tony Sachs | Posted 11.21.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

This is what a $25,000 whisky looks like.

Whisky Whisky Everywhere: The Latest Bottlings From Scotland

Tony Sachs | Posted 10.04.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

It's August. Time to enjoy the dog days of summer, lazing by the pool with a trashy novel, some good tunes, a healthy dab of sunscreen and... a dram of Scotch whisky?! Hey, why not?

Think You Know Your Scotch Whisky? Think Again | Posted 09.30.2014 | Taste

Scotch is one of those special spirits that manages to distill the essence of a place into a bottle.

Peatin' Meetin' VI; Scotch Fest for Serious Drinkers

Jose Martinez | Posted 09.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Jose Martinez

I'm a big whisky fan, but I have to admit that when it comes to peated Scotch, I'm a novice. Drinking something as smoky as Laphroaig for me is a bit of a chore.

Nomad: Scotch Whisky with a Spanish Soul

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.19.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Scotch whisky has been around for an awfully long time -- more than 500 years, in fact. By now you'd think that every visionary distiller and novelty-minded charlatan would have explored every possible wrinkle in the whisky-making process.

Your Favorite Booze Is About To Get A Whole Lot Greener

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green

By Nina Chestney SPEYSIDE, Scotland, April 4 (Reuters) - Scotch whisky distillers are burning their unwanted grain byproducts, wood c...

For St. Patrick's Day, New Whiskeys From Around The World

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.11.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

There's a saying -- at least I read it on a t-shirt once -- that "everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day." Well, if that holds true for people, why not for whiskeys as well?

VIDEO: Keeping the Craft in Whisky

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit As the spirits industry continues to grow with new products coming on the market see...

Scotch Cocktails for Burns Night 2014

Imbibe | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste

Want to celebrate like the Scots? Try mixing up one of these Scotch-soaked cocktails.

The Last Minute Scotch Whisky Gift Guide: 12 Great Bottles Under $150 (OK, 11 Under and One Over)

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.18.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

OK, so it's eleven whiskies for $150 or less -- I had to include a high-priced ringer in case you're feeling flush and/or generous.

How To Drink An Autumn Campfire (In A Good Way)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.01.2013 | Taste

Allow us to introduce you to Laphroaig Triple Wood.

In Defense of Scotch Cocktails | Posted 12.10.2013 | Taste

While we love Scotch neat, on the rocks or with a bit of water, we're not ashamed we enjoy it in cocktails as well!