Bourbon

Pappy Van Winkle is one of the most sought-after and collectible American bourbons, with even its new releases regularly commanding four-figure sums on the secondary market. A fortunate few will get...
Knob Creek has enjoyed an enthusiastic following ever since its introduction in the 1990s. But now the (wet) bar has been raised with Knob Creek 2001 ($130), an ultrapremium offering that pays...
Since it opened in 2012, New York’s Flatiron Room has established itself as a mecca for whisky aficionados. Its dark, elegant interior provides an ideal space to sample the deep and well-curated...
With all due respect to JFK and Millard Fillmore, President Barak Obama just might qualify as one of our hippest leaders to ever hold the office. He sealed the deal at the White House Super Bowl...
Birthdays were made for toasting. And what better way to celebrate each year than with a bourbon distilled just for the occasion. The Old Forester 15th Anniversary Birthday Bourbon ($80), an annual...
On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Angel’s Envy Cask Strength Bourbon. There is reason enough to have “12 drummers drumming” with the recent release of Angel’s Envy Cask Strength...
A bygone bourbon was responsible for some spirited bidding when 34 bottles of 24-Year-Old Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey sold through Christie’s for $78,000 on December 9 in New York...
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… The Hilhaven Lodge Whiskey This American blended whiskey combines three different spirits from three decades: rye whiskey from the 1980s,...
In early 2014, Diageo (the world’s largest distributor of spirits) launched the Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Company , a brand focused on dusting the cobwebs off all-but-forgotten whiskey barrels...
Blessed be the bearded men in kilts who magically turned malted barley and water into liquid gold, for theirs is a wondrous alchemy that has enchanted grateful tipplers for time immemorial. The magic...
Styling by Alicia Buszczak Special thanks to Gearys of Beverly Hills The newest libations bring both passion & pleasure to the party. In the words of the immortal Oscar Wilde, “An inordinate...
With all due respect to JFK and Millard Fillmore, President Barak Obama just might qualify as one of our hippest leaders to ever hold the office. He sealed the deal at the White House Super Bowl...
It’s autumn, and that chill crispness in the air turns our thoughts to whisky . After a long, hot summer of long, ice-cold cocktails with gin and vodka and light rum, the thought of a snifter of...
Let’s put to rest the myth that summertime is exclusively for frozen drinks and chilled rosé. Seasonal drinking is fun—that first daiquiri or mojito after Memorial Day can be seen as a reward for...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! Here are the best new spirits for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only spirits released or made available for prerelease tasting from...
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...
A tale of long-forgotten barrels discovered in the shadowy corners of an old brick warehouse adds a note of intrigue to any spirit, including this 21-year-old Kentucky bourbon. It was distilled in...
In addition to making generous use of the newly invented drinking straw, the 19th-century cobbler is credited with introducing the modern-day cocktail shaker. Previously, most bartenders used the...
Louisville, Kentucky born-and-raised Trey Zoeller co-founded Jefferson’s Bourbon in 1997 along with his father, Chet, a bourbon historian. As if that heritage weren’t enough to anoint him official...
If a drinker’s only experience with the sour or its close cousin, the fix, were a cocktail made with sweet-and-sour mix instead of the traditional lemon and sugar, it would be easy to understand why...
Alex Guarnaschelli, the executive chef of the Midtown NYC restaurant Butter , is no stranger to festive atmospheres—the last incarnation of her restaurant was known as the place to get your party on...
The rumors are true: There is a bourbon shortage in America , which explains the lack of certain in-demand bottles—think Pappy Van Winkle , Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel , and W.L. Weller...
The New York City cocktail bar Pouring Ribbons , renowned for its creative cocktails and gracious hospitality, decided last autumn to entirely do away with the typical seasonal drinks menu in favor...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Cowboy Up ” A sophisticated barrel-proof bourbon emerges from deep in the heart of Texas. As its rich reddish hue suggests, Garrison...
The Basil Hayden’s + Quoddy limited edition gift set brings to life what each brand is known for: American craftsmanship and style.
If you have noticed some of your favorite bourbons are not as plentiful as they once were, know there is a reason for it. The rumors are true—there is a definite bourbon shortage in America. The...
The elegantly retro, diamond-faceted decanter of I.W. Harper 15 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon looks as if it has just been beamed into the 21st century from the 1920s, and with good reason: It...
The annual Universal Whisky Experience in Las Vegas has become a celebrated gathering for aficionados of rare spirits to discover some of the most exclusive whiskeys in the world.
Scotch whisky was originally called uisge beatha, a Scottish Gaelic phrase meaning “water of life.”
Imbibing Friday-evening cocktails (especially after a week of deadlines) has become a cherished editorial practice here at the Robb Report headquarters in Malibu, Calif. And for the last couple...

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