Whiskey

The new Oban Little Bay is a welcome new single malt whisky from one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland. Oban has always been a single malt whisky in short supply, primarily due to its Western...
The limited-edition distillation pays tribute to the Norse god Odin.
FREE PREVIEW: The Mortlach 25 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky is among Robb Report’s 2015 Best of the Best selections.
The full-flavored whiskey takes its character from the distillery’s picturesque natural surroundings.
The Mandarin Oriental New York hosted the exclusive event at its 35th-floor MObar.
A new generation of imbibers has flocked to the lighter taste of grain whisky.
Because it is not aged entirely in new American oak barrels, the whiskey is not technically bourbon.
The Last Drop 50 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky ($4,000) is composed of 82 different whiskies—70 single malts and 12 grain whiskies—many from distilleries that no longer exist...
A relative newcomer to the world of fine scotch, whisky maker John Glaser’s 14-year-old Compass Box Whisky Co . has turned out an impressive, diverse array of small-batch whiskies.
Say “single malt,” and usually the next word to roll off the tongue is “scotch.” However, single malts can be made almost anywhere, with Ireland, Japan, and the United States being three of the most...
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.
As anyone who loves single-malt whisky knows, even the most readily available drams—such as Macallan 18 Year Old and Lagavulin 16 Year Old—have seen dramatic increases in prices.
Too often when a bartender is asked which bourbons his or her bar carries, the list invariably includes Jack Daniel’s sour-mash Tennessee whiskey.
From April 2 through 5, collectors, connoisseurs, and other serious sippers of single-malt scotch and related spirits will be able to sample some of the world’s rarest ultra-premium whiskies (most...
It stands to reason that Johnnie Walker’s master blender, Jim Beveridge would have quite a challenge if he wanted to select just three of these casks from which to make a superpremium, super-refined...
David Stewart, the longest-reigning malt master in Scotland, has been with the Balvenie for over 50 years, so he knows the Speyside distillery like few others.
As the head of distilling and whisky creation for Glenmorangie , Bill Lumsden has been responsible for some extraordinary single malts finished in barrels that previously held something other than...
Whisky barrels pressed into service to celebrate a festive occasion. James broyhill ii represents the fourth generation of a family that has been making furniture since the early 20th century. As the...
The Macallan is pouring five of its rarest vintages—the 12 Year, 15 Year, 17 Year, 18 Year, and 21 Year—for an exclusive whisky tasting at the Hotel Bel-Air. Open to just 12 guests ($85 per person),...
It’s difficult to say the words “single malt” without quickly following them up with “scotch.” But while Scotland is indeed the largest producer of single-malt whiskies, Japan is the second-largest...
Glenfiddich 50 Year Old, one of the rarest single-malt whiskies ever released by the scotch distillery, will be available to taste for one night only, Wednesday, September 4, at the San Antonio...
One would think that the multiple-award-winning chef, author, and restaurateur Thomas Keller’s similarly multiple-award-winning French Laundry restaurant in Napa Valley had attained perfection. It is...
Of all the countless classifications of spirits, those with the widest spectrum of flavors are the single-malt whiskies from Scotland. Whether they come from the Highlands, the Lowlands, Campbeltown...
For the connoisseur of Scotch and the collector of whisky, a well-aged and limited release will always garner significant attention. If that whisky also is the oldest expression from any producer in...
The Macallan has commissioned photographer Annie Leibovitz to create a series of photos inspired by four rare single-cask whiskies—drawn from the distillery’s oldest maturing blends—which it’s...
It’s as if the peaty smoke from Islay, that windswept island off the west coast of Scotland, had drifted over an American distillery. The result is Campfire Whiskey ($62), a sweet American bourbon...
Japan is the second-largest producer of single-malt whiskey in the world; however, its whiskeys have only recently become known in America, primarily in the form of Suntory distillery’s Yamazaki 12-...
Ron Bacardí de Maestros de Ron Vintage MMXII Eight former Bacardí master blenders—all of them descendants of Bacardí founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó—contributed to this special-edition rum, which...
Tasmania has long been recognized for its wines and beers. But until now, the outside world has known little about this island’s single-malt whiskies. That was because, before Bill Lark opened Lark...
Records may stand for a period of time, but they never endure. This knowledge may have traveled southward with Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton, who, in 1907, led an expedition from England to...

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