Ghosted Reserve 26-Year-Old

Drawn from whisky produced at two now-closed Scottish distilleries (Ladyburn and Inverleven) William Grant & Sons’ Ghosted Reserve 26-Year-Old scotch is more than rare, it’s an unrepeatable one-off expression. Remarkably mellow for its age, the spirit is a blend of malts that’s been aged in hand-selected oak casks. The beautifully colored liquid, tasteful box and limited production make it a unique gift for whisky lovers.

Tales of the Cocktail 2015

Our favorite drinks from this year's New Orleans extravaganza, from peppercorn-infused vodka to champagne and gin punch

As far as trade shows go, there’s really nothing quite like Tales of the Cocktail—a week long meetup of almost every major spirits brand internationally. The annual affair takes place in the sweltering summer sun of New Orleans and hydration is the key to survival. But there, one will find the world’s best bartenders concocting truly one-of-a-kind mixed drinks. The following selections, all but one …

Tullamore D.E.W.’s New State-of-the-Art Distillery

The first new "from the ground up" distillery in Ireland in over 100 years

Back in 1954, the distillery for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey shuttered its doors in midland Ireland’s town of Tullamore. Production didn’t cease, but rather shifted to the famed Midleton Distillery, home of many other Irish whiskies. When the family-run independent distilling organization William Grant & Sons purchased the brand in 2010, they knew it deserved its own home—in its origin city. Some €35 million later, …