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Top 20 Marks Another Great Year for Whisky
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An Autumn of Amazing Drams at WhiskyFest • The 2018 fall events brought the world’s best bottles to thousands of whisky lovers
Distillations • LEAD A MORE SPIRITED LIFE
A Desert City With Plenty to Drink
Remembering Legendary Master Distiller Dave Pickerell • The man behind WhistlePig, Metallica's Blackened, and dozens of other whiskeys left an indelible mark on America's distilling community
Manhattans and More!
How to Pack a Punch • Follow these pro tips and start rolling with the punches.
Super Bowls • Whisky punches are ready to kick off the party
American Malt Whiskey
That’s Amari! • Learning to love the bitter liqueurs of Italy
Racking Up Spice Flavors • Tasting Lesson is a drink hack to help you better identify common whisky flavors and their origins
The Rankin File • Crime pays for best-selling Scottish novelist Ian Rankin
Totally Winging It Together
Whisky and a Warm Bed
Have Whisky, Will Travel
The Pin Crowd
Big Risks, Big Rewards
Just Tell the Truth
Show Me Your Whisky List
All That Glitters…
THE MOST EXCITING WHISKIES OF THE YEAR TOP 20 2018 • Twenty Deliciously Diverse Whiskies Compete to Become Whisky of the Year
WHISKY OF THE YEAR
BY THE NUMBERS • Some stats from Whisky Advocate’s 2018 Top 20 tasting sessions
The Top 20 Tasting Panel
2019 Make It Your Best Whisky Year Ever! • Looking for a few resolutions you’ll enjoy keeping? Whether you’re a whisky newbie or a veteran, we have 10 foolproof ways to make 2019 a winner
Liberté, Egalité, Whisky • Famous for world-class wine and fine cuisine, France adds whisky to its repertoire
France’s Whisky GIs
Crème of the Crop • Top French Whiskies in the U.S.
ISLAND TIME • American islands welcome a new wave of craft distillers, lured by the sea
Does It Taste Like the Sea? • These American whiskeys were all aged on islands, and many were distilled on them. Which ones taste like the sea? Try them and decide for yourself.
BIG BOX BARGAIN HUNT • Do private-label whiskies deserve a place in your glass?
BIG BOX WHISKY ROAD MAP
BIG BOX SHOPPING LIST
BE A PRIVATE (LABEL) INVESTIGATOR
bespoke barrels • Custom cooperage makes fashionable whiskies
Bespoke Barrel Whiskies
The Best Distillery Dining • COME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE WHISKY
Casual Eats • Line your belly with burgers, barbecue, and baked potatoes
WHISKY ADVOCATE SELECTIONS
ABOUT THE BUYING GUIDE
FOCUS ON Diageo Special Releases 2018
FOCUS ON GlenAllachie
FOCUS ON Buffalo Trace Antique Collection
Big Box Retailer Exclusives
International Market Highlights • Selected notable whiskies not currently available in the United States
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