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Whiskey

Whiskey (or whisky if it's Scottish or Japanese) can encompass several styles, from smoky, peaty Scotch to spicy rye, but one shared characteristic is a backbone of malted barley or other grains. While great sipped neat, see how to use it in recipes and read more about its many forms here.

What Is the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

Bourbon and whiskey both taste great in a cocktail and, when mixed together, make for one hell of a hangover, but exactly what is the difference between bourbon and whiskey? And while we’re asking that...

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Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

“If, as they say, God spanked the town / For being over frisky, / Why did He burn the churches down / And spare Hotaling’s whiskey?” When San Franciscans agreed on our priorities...

Cocktail suggestion

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by supergoldie 3 years ago

Hey I'd love a couple of cocktail suggestions for a Purim party tomorrow (doesn't matter, but the point is to get turked). I'm interested in Vodka, whiskey and tequila based cocktails, and cocktail...

Grand Marnier and Whiskey?

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by tomjb27 9 years ago

I use Grand Marnier for margaritas and for sipping, but I was curious what else one could do with it, mixing-wise. Searching the Grand Marnier website, I see recipes for cognac, gin, vodka and te...

LOOKING FOR: Buffalo Trace Whiskey!

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by aliceofwonderland 7 years ago

Hey everybody! I am wondering if anyone can help me find Buffalo Trace Whiskey. I haven't been able to find it in any liquor stores yet (looking in Manhattan, and outer boroughs!) and was wonderin...

Homemade Bailey's recipe

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by Bill O. 3 years ago

Greetings: I hosted a party a few weeks back. My friend noticed a bottle of Bailey's on the bar. In turn, he gave me a recipe for a homemade version, which honestly, did not appeal to me. How d...

Speyside! Whisky Advocate Winter 2015 Issue

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by DavidT 3 years ago

Anyone who is a fan of the Speyside whiskys of Scotland (or who is thinking of visiting that region some day) should check out the Winter 2015 issue of Whisky Advocate magazine, either in print or ...

Article on Japanese Whisky

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by DavidT 4 years ago

Nice article on Hibiki whisky in last weekend's Wall Street Journal: http://www.wsj.com/articles/irish-author-colum-mccann-tackles-a-bottle-of-hibiki-japanese-harmony-whisky-1443474387

Philadelphia Bars Serving Glengoyne Whiskey?

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by Danibean19 4 years ago

Hello! Recently returned from a trip to Scotland where my boyfriend fell in love with Glengoyne single malt whiskey. However, not so easy to find state-side. Anyone know of any bars or restaurants ...

Whisky & Spirits @ Wingtip (San Francisco)

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by DavidT 4 years ago

I had passed by the Wingtip store (at the corner of Montgomery & Clay) many times, thinking it was just a store selling men's clothing & furnishings. I went in today for the first time and discover...

Where to buy Japanese whiskey in Boston?

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by BarryP 4 years ago

Hi, Does anyone know of a store in the area with a good stock of Japanese whiskeys? I had some Nikka on a recent trip and I'd like to buy some for home. Thanks, BP

Dornoch Whisky Festival, November 27-29

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by DavidT 4 years ago

If anyone is looking to visit the bonnie Highlands of Scotland late November, here it is: http://www.visitdornoch.com/do-join-us-for-a-dram-at-dornoch-whisky-festival/

Canadian Whisky

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by sakeandgin 6 years ago

Will be in canada this week. Whisky is expensive there and Canadian whisky is usually cheaper in US. Is there something not exported that I should seek out?

Dornoch Whisky Festival, November 27-29

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by DavidT 4 years ago

If anyone is looking for an excuse to visit the bonnie Highlands of Scotland in late November, here it is: http://www.visitdornoch.com/do-join-us-for-a-dram-at-dornoch-whisky-festival/

Japanese whisky shortage affects Nikka

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by zin1953 4 years ago

"Japan’s Nikka Whisky will replace its entire range of single malts with no-age-statement bottlings in the face of a nationwide aged malt whisky shortage." (article continues)

Teeling opens Dublin whiskey distillery

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by zin1953 4 years ago

"The Teeling Whiskey Company has opened its brand new €10m distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin – the first distillery to open in the city in 125 years." (article continues)

Top 10 Scotch whisky brands

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by zin1953 4 years ago

Scotch whisky will not look back at 2014 with much affection following a year of some highs but many more woes . . . The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) reported in March of this year that the ...

Aldi Whisky Wins Award!

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by DavidT 4 years ago

http://money.aol.co.uk/2015/06/02/aldi-whisky-takes-top-awards-in-prestigious-awards-alongside-75/?ncid=wsc-uk-money-headline

Fine whisky website launched in Japan

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by zin1953 4 years ago

"Fuelled by global demand for Japanese whisky, an English language, multi-currency online retail site called dekanta.com has gone live. "Aimed at the English-speaking consumer market, the new we...

Japanese Whiskey Shops: Tokyo or Kyoto

Dapuma
by Dapuma 4 years ago

I am looking for the best spots to get Suntory 21 year (or 30) and some Nikka year specific bottles (items they don't export to the US) to take back Does anyone have any recommendations in eith...