This Kentucky Bar Will Sell Its Stash of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon at Cost

Legendary Distiller Dave Pickerell Has Passed Away

Launched in 2007, Vermont’s WhistlePig quickly became one of the biggest names in a modern wave of craft distilleries. It built its reputation the old-fashioned way: By releasing quality products. The man behind the brand was Master Distiller Dave Pickerell. Sadly, it was announced today that Pickerell passed away on November 1.

Amazon Offers First-Ever Exclusive Bottle of Scotch

The market for rare Scotch has been through the roof recently, and now, one of the biggest retailers in the world has jumped on that whisky bandwagon.

Meet London’s First Whiskey in Over a Century

Scotch—the whisky produced in Scotland—is arguably the best known and most coveted whisky (with or without an “e”) in the world. Last year, the country of only about 5.4 million people exported the equivalent of more than 1.2 billion bottles of the stuff—accounting for over 20 percent of all U.K.

Should You Drink a $1 Million Bottle of Whisky?

Whisky is a spirit that certainly has range—from the watery well whisky served as part of a $5 beer-and-a-shot special to premium and rare labels that demand thousands of dollars per pour. Recently, the top of that range has ascended even higher as record-breaking auctions have raised the bar on what people will pay for a single a bottle.

Irish Whiskey Industry Triples-Down on Global Fight Against Counterfeit Bottles

Irish whiskey isn’t Scotch, and Scotch isn’t Kentucky bourbon, and Kentucky Bourbon isn't Tennesee Whiskey, as any discerning drinker surely knows. But how do you know the Irish whiskey you’re getting is actually Irish at all? Can you really trust the label, or is the producer using tricky language to make you think you’re getting something authentic?

All of the 'Game of Thrones' Booze You Can Buy and Collect (So Far)

When the final season of Game of Thrones finally arrives during the still-vague time period of the first half of 2019, the return is sure to cause mixed emotions: After well over a year of waiting, fans will certainly be overjoyed, but sadness is sure to kick at the realization that the series is coming to an end.

The Macallan 1926 Whisky Has Once Again Broken Its Own ‘Most Expensive Bottle’ Record

Here’s hoping you haven’t cracked a bottle of The Macallan 1926 during a dinner party recently. Granted, the odds that you happen to be in possession of one of the 24 bottles that featured artwork by either Sir Peter Blake or Valerio Adami is highly unlikely—which is part of the reason the coveted bottles have been on an insane tear of breaking the record for most expensive whisky ever sold over the past year.

These Surfboards Are Made From Scotch Whisky Barrels

When it comes to the intersection of lifestyle and libation, you probably wouldn’t expect to see Scotch and surfing overlap. But Tain, Scotland-based Glenmorangie is challenging that notion with the third iteration of its “Beyond the Cask” collaborations.

Metallica Aged This Whiskey Using Their Own Music

Metallica—previously of coffee and beer fame—forged a reputation as a seminal thrash metal band thanks to their unique sound—mixing imposing volumes and tempos with equally adept craftsmanship.