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Boozy Gifts to Bring the Host on the Holiday Party Circuit

Dec 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

As we whirl away on the holiday party circuit, we face the age-old dilemma: What's the perfect gift to bring as a guest, when every situation is different?... Read More

Beat Chilly Nights with Ten Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Nov 26, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Many of us are spending the holiday season scrambling to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones, scouring shops and websites until our frazzled nerves can't take any more. If you're feeling the holiday pressure, take some time for yourself and mix up one of these seasonal cocktails. From a warm Kilbeggan Ginger Toddy to a creamy Pumpkin Spice Latte, we have all you need for a quiet night in or the perfect holiday party!... Read More

Freemans Sporting Club Creates the Dewar's Scotch Whisky Travel Bag

Nov 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Freemans Sporting Club, the bastion of downtown NYC style for the rugged gentleman, has created a must-have accessory for the man who always wants his favorite Scotch on hand.... Read More

Nightcaps for Fall | From Jack Daniel's Frank Sinatra to Courvoisier Gold

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

A New Zealand import, an iconic Old Hollywood branding partnership, and a rye whiskey with a Top Chef spokesman are all among this season’s slew of liquor launches. If you’re looking for a new favorite nightcap just in time for fall, see which of these new-to-market spirits tempt your palate.... Read More

Old Pulteney Releases Limited Edition 40-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There's a good 70 or more whisky distilleries in Scotland alone. That means there's a huge selection of scotches on the market, particularly when you consider that most distilleries offer more than one expression of its malt. The flip side of that variety can leave a connoisseur bewildered with choices. That's where respected whisky reviewers come in to play. One of the foremost is Jim Murray, who publishes the Whisky Bible every year. 

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Bowmore 1957 | Oldest Islay Whisky Ever Made and Possibly Most Expensive

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Whiskies are made all around the world. There are the traditional distilling states, of course, like Ireland, Canada and Kentucky, and there are distilleries emerging from Japan, India and other locations across the globe. However, no country has more distilleries than Scotland. There are so many, in fact, that scotch distilleries have had to be categorized by region: Highland, Lowland, Campbeltown, Speyside and Island. Even among the flavorful whiskies of the Scottish islands, one island stands out as its own distinct whisky-producing region.

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Isle of Jura Distillery Launches the Standing Stone 30 Single Malt Whisky

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Lovers of peaty whiskies are well acquainted with the Scottish island known as Islay, but in between Islay (pronounced “eye-lah”) and the Scottish mainland sits the Isle of Jura. While Islay has eight distilleries scattered over its land, Jura has but one that bears its name.... Read More

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Photographs Whisky on a Different Level

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  2 Comments

Most people, when they think whisky, think of cowboys or dapper old gentlemen. The luxury liquor brand Macallan recently came out with a campaign to display whisky through the eyes of a woman. Not just any woman though, but the eyes of one of the world's best photographers, Annie Leibovitz. Leibovitz’s four iconic images featuring Scottish actor Kevin McKidd served as inspiration for the flavors of the whisky housed in the 1,000 limited edition bottles that the pictures cover.... Read More

Macallan and Lalique Set World Record with $460,000 Bottle of Whisky at Sotheby’s

Sep 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph  |  1 Comment

This is, without a doubt, a golden age for scotch lovers, with more distilleries producing finer malts than ever before. The Macallan is surely high up on that list, decorated and favored as it is among critics and consumers alike. But with that level of excellence comes soaring prices, as this latest world record reflects.... Read More

World's Largest Bottle of Whisky Record Set By The Famous Grouse

Aug 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Most records involving whisky revolve around either the age of a specific malt or the price it has fetched at auction. But this latest bit of news takes on a larger dimension. In Scotland last week The Famous Grouse set a new world record by filling the largest bottle of whisky in the world.... Read More

Bowmore Single Malt Offers Savile Row Experience

Dec 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Two of the finest names in British heritage craftsmanship, Bowmore Islay single malt and bespoke tailor Malcolm Plews, have partnered on a new Savile Row gift experience combining the finest in Scotch whisky and custom-made suits.... Read More

Sam Adams Introduces Limited Release Utopias

Dec 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Sam Adams is well known in Boston for a flavorful selection of classic and seasonal brews, but what you may not realize is the brewery has created a unique beer called Utopias that is reminiscent of a deep, rich vintage port, fine cognac or aged sherry.... Read More

The Macallan Holiday Selections

Nov 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

Just in time for the holidays, Macallan has introduced a special edition box of The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 years old. Inside the beautiful box, your friends will unwrap a bottle of rich gold single malt scotch whisky.... Read More

A Private Spirits Tasting for Grooms-to-Be

Oct 5, 2011  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal

Your buddy is getting married and it’s your task to throw the "Last Night as a Free Man" party. Steer clear of the clichés — they never truly live up to the hype, anyways — and take the group to another kind of gentlemen’s establishment where you can still wet your throat by tasting the holy trinity of whiskey, bourbon, and brandy.... Read More

Johnnie Walker Releases Ltd. Edition Double Black

Sep 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Johnnie Walker, the legendary Scotch whisky brand founded in 1820, has announced the U.S. arrival of its new limited edition Double Black bottling. To create the bold, complex spirit, the trademark smoky characteristic of Johnnie Walker’s famed Black Label, which celebrated its 100th anniversary recently, was amplified to deliver an additional rich intensity of flavor.... Read More

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