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 …

Smoked Old Fashioned Maple Cocktail Syrup

For anyone seeking an exciting addition to the classic Old Fashioned cocktail (or any number of beverages, boozy or otherwise), family-owned and Vermont-based Runamok Maple’s Smoked Old Fashioned Maple Cocktail Syrup lends complex complementary flavors. This cocktail syrup is composed of their acclaimed, pure and ultra-premium Pecan Wood Smoked Maple syrup and real orange essence. It is not too sweet and lightly smoky. Runamok is certified organic …

Test Drive: The All-New 2020 Defender

Land Rover has reinvented its most iconic vehicle with aplomb

Across much of the world, the Land Rover Defender is iconic and represents the pinnacle of utility vehicles. Here in the US, however, they were only available for a brief five-year window from 1992 to 1997 and, as a result, have had more of a niche—even cult—following. When Gerry McGovern and the design team at Land Rover set out to reinvent the Defender’s look, they …