How to Decode Any Whiskey Label

Ideally you want to get into a whiskey bottle, not spend all your time reading it like a cereal box. But to ensure you actually like what you buy, it’s probably a good idea to know how to decode a label. [Read more…]

Yamazaki Whiskey’s award-winning flavor

When Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible 2015 finalists were announced in November last year, the world was shocked. Not only was the top label a Japanese whisky, none of the whiskies in the top five came from Scotland. [Read more…]

Flavoured whiskies pushing forward

Having tracked the rise and rise of flavoured whiskies since Red Stag valiantly ventured into uncharted waters back in 2009, our suggestions, recommendations and foresights have entered the mainstream and become part of the [Read more…]

David Beckham Releases Perhaps the World’s Sexiest Whisky

International soccer star/celebrity/Posh Spice–husband David Beckham has gone from his own brand of underwear to something we care about much more—his own brand of whisky. Called Haig Club, the single-grain Scotch claims [Read more…]

Prestige Collection: John Walker & Sons 2014 Edition

If you’re a whisky drinker, you would be no stranger to Johnnie Walker, but then again even non-whisky drinkers are familiar with the Scotch Whisky house. However, we doubt that non-whisky drinkers would be aware of the prestige collection from Johnnie Walker, John Walker & Sons. [Read more…]

Whiskey Cooler by #WhiskeyLife

It’s a water cooler with a purpose! Enjoy the convenience of a whiskey cooler in your home or office. [Read more…]

Coffee Aged in Whiskey Barrels

The Espresso Smith Brewing Company are trying to change the flavour of coffee with an interesting technique that borrows an idea from alcohol production. [Read more…]

Whisky, Schmisky: Scotland’s Distilleries Are Making Serious Craft Gin

America and bourbon. Russia and vodka. Mexico and tequila. Scotland and gin. Wait—what? Little-known fact: Though the iconic spirit of Scotland may be Scotch whisky, Scotland is one of the world’s largest exporters of gin, thanks to Gordon’s Gin and Tanqueray. And while both spirits have been distilled in the country for hundreds of years, gin is tired of playing second fiddle. It has reinvented itself and is now reemerging from the heather-clad hills as a trendsetter and innovator. [Read more…]

How to Make a Diamondback No.5

Once upon a time, Maryland was the cradle of rye whiskey in the United States. Prohibition put an end to that, but today at Rye, in Baltimore, bartender Doug Atwell pays tribute to the Charm City with his version of the classic Diamondback, which was named after the now-shuttered Diamondback Lounge in the Lord Baltimore hotel. [Read more…]

Calling all Whiskey Lovers: A 25th Anniversary Edition of Booker’s Bourbon

Whiskey lovers, we have some great news: This month, Jim Beam is set to release a special 25th-anniversary edition of Booker’s Bourbon in honor of former master distiller Booker Noe. [Read more…]