Blended Scotch Whiskey

If we tell you to think about quality scotch, it’s probably single malts—whiskies that come from a single distillery—that come to mind, right? If so, you’re not alone—but allow us to remind you of an...
The Benromach distillery was built on the outskirts of the ancient town of Forres in 1898, during one of the high points in Scotch whisky-making. Over the years, the distillery went through a...
Last year, Ballantine’s commissioned the first whisky glass engineered to be used in space, where the liquid would otherwise randomly float around as shapeless globules. The Ballantine’s Space Glass...
A festive summer soiree could do worse than to evoke the carefree years of the Prohibition Era. These brown spirits , made in the style of the Jazz age, should provide a good starting point.
In the heady post–Memorial Day weeks—when seersucker, linen, and white shoes make their annual reappearance—our thoughts may turn to frothy, fruity drinks. But let’s get real—there’s never a bad time...
There is a certain poignancy in sipping a great whisky that can never be created again. This 26-year-old is from distiller William Grant’s Ghosted series, sourced from distilleries that no longer...
This list of 10 top lesser-known spirits isn’t about comfort zones. It’s about spirits that you probably haven't heard of, all of which have been released in the past year, and which have some...
It’s good to be king. Especially if what you’re reigning over is the world of cocktails. Dale DeGroff, who bears the nickname "King Cocktail," is best known for essentially fathering the modern craft...
Dewar’s, an award-winning blended Scotch whisky, has never disclosed which specific single malts go into its 12-, 15-, and 18-year-old whiskies, its top-of-the-line Signature whisky, and others. But...
Think of Islay whiskies and most likely the first words that come to mind are peat and smoke. Islay is known, after all, for its peated malts—which means the barley used in distillation has been...
A Singular Twin As the longest-reigning malt master in the history of Scotch whisky, David Stewart, the Balvenie’s master blender, has made some fascinating discoveries. For example, in 2013 he...
Everything old is new again with Chivas Regal The Icon blended Scotch whisky. First released last May, the dark amber distillate is a synthesis of over 20 expressions from some of the most regaled...
The Balvenie begins releasing new chapters of malt master David Stewart’s storied career. In one of the warehouses at the Balvenie in Scotland’s Speyside region, the distillery’s malt master, David...
The Balvenie’s Scotch whisky wizard David Stewart has displayed his magic once more with the release of the Balvenie Tun 1509 Batch 2 —a single malt crafted from 32 different casks. Stewart tapped...
William Grant & Sons’ Rare Cask Reserves Ghosted Reserve 26 Year Old is a singular blend of Scotch whisky that does not hail from the usual haunts.
You can be among the only people in the world to taste this extremely rare spirit…
Pininfarina , the Italian automotive design firm, has partnered with Chivas Regal to pay tribute to Chivas Regal 18 Year Old scotch. Pininfarina created two custom carrying cases with wood-and-veneer...
Back in 1998, The Dalmore became the first distillery to create a single-malt scotch specifically for cigar smokers. Of course, this made perfect sense, as there was a cigar boom going on in America—...
One might wonder whether Highland Park could match the quality of its 40-year-old Orcadian Limited Edition Series 1968 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, which won last year’s Best of the Best tribute, but...
The Speyside Distillery owned by William Grant & Sons has released the second version of an incredible single malt: The Balvenie 40 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Batch Two ( www.thebalvenie...