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Ireland’s Remarkable Journey
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Summer Shrubs • Change your cocktail landscape with these natural mixers
Marble City Magic • Monuments to music and whisky in Knoxville
Those Maritime Notes • Tasting Lesson is a drink hack to help you better identify common whisky flavors and their origins
Packing the Bar • While road trips and vacations offer a great escape, there may not always be a good bar around. Luckily, you never have to be without your favorite tipples, thanks to these travel bars. Whether you’re going on a weekend camping trip or want to upgrade the minibar in your hotel room, we’ve rounded up several travel bars that are fit for any getaway. There are both casual and sophisticated options—all you have to do is add whisky and your favorite cocktail’s ingredients!
Bring It On Home • Whisky and cocktails to-go are now a regular part of the mix
Finding New Ways to Build a Better Bottle
5 Piscos to Try
The Virtues of Virtual Tasting • A group of Michigan friends connects online to taste and learn about whisky together
Fever Pitch • A passion for Amrut single malt drives Dennis Steckel to new heights of dedication
SUPER-FAN FACTS • Amrut Super-Fan Dennis Steckel
Dennis Steckel’s Top Amrut Picks for Any Whisky Lover
The Most Irish of American Whiskeys • Crossing cultural boundaries, American distillers try their hand at Irish styles
5 Irish-Style American Whiskeys
Ride the Ready to Drink Wave • Convenient, creative, and affordable; keep these canned and bottled cocktails on hand for summer sipping
Alcohol-Free for All • Can zero-proof “whisky” stand in for your daily dram?
Where’s the Proof? • Putting Alcohol-Free Whisky Substitutes to the Test
Irish Auction Gems
BUY IT NOW
Measuring American Whiskey’s Future
A Fantasy Laphroaig Club
My Favorite Glass
CELTIC CROSSROADS • IRISH WHISKEY STRIKES OUT IN NEW DIRECTIONS
THE FOUR TYPES OF IRISH WHISKEY • Legally, Irish whiskey can fall into one of four categories
SINGLE POT STILL
SINGLE POT STILL IRISH WHISKEYS TO TRY
INNOVATIVELY FINISHED IRISH WHISKEYS TO TRY
IRELAND'S DISTILLERIES • A rise from only 4 a decade ago to nearly 40 today
PEATED IRISH WHISKEYS
PEATED IRISH WHISKEYS TO TRY
THE OLDEST IRISH WHISKEY EVER
COLLECTING MIDLETON VERY RARE
WHISKEYS OF GREAT AGE
IRISH WHISKEYS OF GREAT AGE TO TRY
JAPAN’S NEW BENCHMARK • Formal—but voluntary—definitions now shape which whiskies can call themselves “Japanese”
WHICH BOTTLES MEET THE BENCHMARK?
CRAFT WHISKEY GOES METAL
ROCK WORTHY WHISKEYS • GET TO HEADBANGING WITH THESE WHISKEYS FROM ROCK BANDS THAT TAKE THEIR CRAFT SERIOUSLY
A Whisky Room of Your Own • You’ve heard of home bars, but how about an entire room in your home devoted to storing and enjoying your whisky?
Whisky Room Pro Tips • Want a whisky room of your own? Whether you enlist the help of a professional like Jim Cash of Revel Custom Wine Cellars or go the DIY route, here are some tips for minding the whisky in your room:
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