Inside Manhattan’s Milestone Great Jones Distilling Co

The first legal whiskey distillery in the borough since Prohibition is an architectural triumph with a must-visit restaurant

We first stepped into Manhattan’s 28,000-square-foot Great Jones Distilling Co at 686 Broadway in Noho when it opened back in August 2021. The highly anticipated distillery, restaurant, tasting room, speakeasy, immersive art experience and more had already begun to debut some of its many splendors—including a delectable straight bourbon that ranks among the best. Now, a handful of months later, Great Jones Distilling Co is …

Touring WhistlePig’s Vermont Distillery

Tasting The Boss Hog VIII: LapuLapu's Pacific and other expressions with whiskey blender Meghan Ireland and lead distiller Emily Harrison

One coveted spirits brand has remained a constant (and consistently evolving) fixture in the reemergence of the rye whiskey category: WhistlePig. The brand coalesced around the purchase of an idyllic Shoreham, Vermont farm in 2007 and tapped the legendary master distiller Dave Pickerell to source their award-winning liquids. Since, they’ve begun production in Vermont, developed an avid collector base and debuted a chain reaction of …

Inside Northern Ireland’s Bushmills Distillery

Master blender Alex Thomas walks us through the facility and explains how part of her job is blending the brand's history with the future

The idyllic River Bush laps close to the walls of the Old Bushmills Distillery Co. With a 400-year history of making whiskey with this water, not only is Bushmills the oldest licensed distillery in Ireland, but also the longest-running one in the world. Its new distillery building—opening in 2022—proves, however, that the brand continues to evolve. To learn more, we visited the site for a tour and …