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7 of America’s Best Bourbons Not From Kentucky

7 of America’s Best Bourbons Not From Kentucky

Bourbon has a strong claim as America’s spirit. And while the most famous bottles come from Kentucky (which makes sense numbers-wise, considering that some 95 percent of bourbon comes from the Bluegrass State), they actually don’t have to. And that means there are plenty of good bourbons being made around the country. By law, all […]

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3 Dram-Worthy Date Nights For Whiskey Lovers

3 Dram-Worthy Date Nights For Whiskey Lovers

If you’re a loyal VinePair reader, there’s at least a small chance that you’re not just a whiskey lover, but that you’re part of a whiskey-loving couple. If that’s the case, something you should definitely be doing is incorporating your shared love of whiskey into your date nights. Nothing says ”I love you” like a good […]

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Why Scotch Distilleries Use Copper Stills

Why Scotch Distilleries Use Copper Stills

The image of the large copper whisky still is iconic. Whether it’s in Scotland making Scotch whisky, or in America making moonshine and whiskey with an “e,” the copper still signifies quality and taste. But why, exactly, do distillers stick with copper on both sides of the Atlantic? After all, stills can technically be made […]

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The 10 Most Popular Cinnamon Whiskey Brands

The 10 Most Popular Cinnamon Whiskey Brands

Over the last two decades, cinnamon whiskey has skyrocketed as one of the most popular new types of spirits on the market. Consumed in mixed drinks, warming cocktails, and flaming hot shots on college campuses across the country, this sweetly hot whiskey has made quite the reputation for itself. Whether you love it or you […]

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Why You Should Be Using Horchata in Your Cocktails

Why You Should Be Using Horchata in Your Cocktails

If you’re into using inventive cocktail ingredients, then it’s time you get to know horchata. It’s milky, sweet, refreshing, and has the potential to make dangerously delicious drinks. Seriously. If the world is fine with milk vodka (which it is), then everyone needs to be head over heels about horchata. Horchata is a beverage by […]

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11 Essential Bottles Of American Whiskey [Timeline]

11 Essential Bottles Of American Whiskey [Timeline]

As in Scotland, Ireland, and many other countries around the world, America has a serious history with whiskey. Our unique styles, production methods, and beloved producers have all made their signature marks on the whiskey world, working to form a powerful collective history throughout the American whiskey scene. These 11 whiskies have defined American history, each […]

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