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The Struggle For American Whiskey Independence

Fred Minnick | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Fred Minnick

This post originally appeared on Sign up for Fred Minnick's free drinks newsletter. In the past year, we've seen big spirits compani...

Bourbon Heritage Month: Who Brought Bourbon Back?

Fred Minnick | Posted 09.01.2016 | Taste
Fred Minnick

As we celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month, hopefully with a fine dram, it's important to note that this wonderful spirit was once a bottom dweller. Many people made bourbon popular again. These are the most important groups for bourbon's rebirth. Next week, I detail the most-important brands.

Lou Holtz Carried A Bottle Of Whisky At RNC And Didn't Fumble A Drop

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.19.2016 | Sports

Whatcha doing with that whisky, Coach? Former Notre Dame football coach and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz was photographed carrying a bottle of Crown Royal o...

Could the Best Whisky NOT Be From Scotland?

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.14.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit Most people would say you need time and the right terroir to make a great whisky - ...

Ethereal Photos Show Just How Neat Whisky Dregs Can Be

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.28.2016 | Arts

Ernie Button appreciates every last drop of his single malt Scotch. But he doesn't drink the dregs. Instead, he photographs them. The 48-year-old phot...

Farm to Barrel, the Art of Distilling in Seattle

Angela Schonberg | Posted 05.13.2016 | Good News
Angela Schonberg

The artisan, farm-to-table spirit has deep roots in the Pacific Northwest and is now seen in Seattle's-own distillery market. Home to over 27 micro di...

Notes From a Dive Bar -- The Lonely Whisky

Alan Black | Posted 04.19.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

For a while, I've been noticing this shot of whisky abandoned on the bar. A napkin covers the rim, a message printed upon it. Call me! Then, a number...

How to Drink Like Anthony Bourdain

Ali Rosen | Posted 04.17.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

For more food drink and travel videos visit Anthony Bourdain is known for his love of some of the most obscure food and drink i...

Single Malt Scotch Prices Are Skyrocketing As Global Supply Runs Out

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.05.2016 | Taste

Scotch lovers, you'd better stock up: There's a global shortage of age-labeled single malt Scotch whisky, and prices are going up. CNN Money reports t...

How to Make the Ultimate Winter Drink

Ali Rosen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Winter is full of difficulties -- freezing temperatures, snowfall that can make your day a little harder, the sun going down early. But one drink can almost make up for all of that misery by adding a bit of coziness into your day: the hot toddy.

The Whisky Advent Calendar Is The Best Christmas Countdown, Ever

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 11.27.2015 | Taste

If Christmas is not your thing, you've probably never heard of an advent calendar. Advent calendars, as we know them today, are basically holiday-them...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXXXI - Thinks

Alan Black | Posted 10.26.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

He sweeps the bar. I wipe the tables. Then grab the padlocks, lock the doors and think, how did I end up here? We walk around the street market at 3 a.m., under the hum of lampposts, thinking about what to do next. We share a flask of whisky.

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.

Order It Like Beckham: David Beckham Gives Haig Club a Proper US Debut

Duane Wells | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

With his career as a professional footballer behind him, Beckham clearly has no intention of fading into the shadows of his vaunted career on the pitch.

Host and Hostess Gifts: A Quick and Easy Guide

Lisa Derrick | Posted 02.10.2015 | Style
Lisa Derrick

These gift suggestions, while meant for the rounds of parties that erupt during December, can apply all year round, as graciousness never goes out of season.

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.

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.

Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo And Other Men Behind The Booze

The Daily Meal | Posted 09.18.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's a lot of booze out there named for a lot of people, but what do we really know about them?

The Perfect Father's Day Present May Well Be Bottle-Shaped | Posted 08.03.2014 | Taste

Father's Day is the toughest gift-giving day of the year, after Give-Your-Girlfriend-Jewelry-She-Won't-Hate Day. Dad is set in his ways, he's already got all the Bluetooth-enabled gear he's ever going to fumble through, and sending flowers is something you should do but never will.

Why You Should Drink Cheap Whiskey

Food & Wine | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

Some of the cheapest, biggest-production whiskeys are actually some of the best.

QUIZ: Do You Know Where Your Favorite Booze Comes From?

The Huffington Post | Taste Editors | Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

From tequila to bourbon, find out where your favorite booze originated.

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?