The Best Whiskeys for Winter Holiday Gifting

From scotch and Irish single pot still to bourbon and rye

The word whiskey (or whisky, depending on region of production) means innumerable things to a great many people. This brown spirit category plays catch-all for everything from the smokiest scotches to the oakiest bourbons. There are single malts and single pot stills. There are blends of every fashion, and for every taste. It can be exceptionally hard to choose whiskey for somebody else without first …

WhistlePig’s Old World Rye

Unprecedented quality, from Vermont farm origins to finishing in three types of European wine barrels

Only a handful of new whiskey expressions each year warrant consideration for a full-time position in a brand portfolio—and on the bar shelves of consumers. WhistlePig, a Vermont-based whiskey company, has achieved this feat with their latest offering, the 12 Year Old World Rye, which hit shelves in select markets this June. This Old World is more than a rye; its liquid, in individual parts, …

The Art of American Whiskey

Noah Rothbaum's latest book chronicles 100 modern and historic whiskey bottle labels and photos

There’s no spirit more storied than whiskey in the United States. From bootleggers to booms, and even its temporary (and tragic) decline, the history is rich. Author Noah Rothbaum has tapped into this with his latest book “The Art of American Whiskey.” This stunning, informative hardcover contains 100 images varying from the iconic to the obscure—and it happens to be as much of an art …