Tag: Whiskey

We Asked Bartenders To Name The Absolute Best Rye Whiskeys To Drink This Fall

We have the perfect prescription for the upcoming end-of-summer blues: rye whiskey. That’s right, feel free to move on from your summery gins, tequilas, vodkas, and rums and right into spicy, peppery rye whiskeys. We’re calling it right now — rye whiskey will be the spirit of fall 2019. Get on board or look like […]

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We Asked Bartenders Their Favorite Lesser-Known Bottles Of Booze

Getty Image When stocking a liquor cabinet, we all know that certain bottles are a necessity. If you’re doing it up legit, you should have a decent bottle of whiskey (Scotch, bourbon, rye), rum (spiced, dark, white), tequila (reposado, añejo, blanco), gin, and vodka on hand. Plus you’ll need bitters, simple syrup, and any other […]

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Steal This National Whiskey Sour Day Recipe From ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Sony Pictures Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood takes place over three days in February and August of 1969. On the first of these days, Rick Dalton — TV cowboy, silver screen war hero, and aging actor played by Leonardo DiCaprio — sucks down a lot of whiskey sours. Spoilers warning, we guess, but ol’ […]

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These Bourbons Are Just Too Freaking Good To Mix Into Cocktails

Getty Image Don’t get us wrong, we love a good bourbon-based cocktail. We can enjoy random variations on the Old Fashioned (bacon washed, anyone?) any day of the week. But we also understand the difference between mixing bourbons and sipping bourbons. Obviously, sometimes these two levels overlap. But sometimes they really don’t. There are high-quality, […]

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The Best Bottle Of Whiskey In Each Of The 50 States

Getty Images/UPROXX There’s a lot of whiskey in the world. Hell, there’s a lot of whiskey made right here in America. Kentucky and Tennessee alone offer thousands of expressions to choose from. Then you have 48 other states in which distilling traditions are being reborn and craft distilleries are reinventing the game wholesale. It’s a […]

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The Most Underrated Whiskeys On The Market, According To Bartenders

Getty Image Let’s face it, there are far too many whisk(e)y brands. Even the most ardent of whiskey aficionados will never imbibe a fraction of the varieties available in their lifetimes (unless they’re fully willing to pickle their livers). From bourbon to Scotch to rye iterations made in Canada, Japan, and even Taiwan, the industry […]

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A Quick Primer On Scotch Whisky Regions For ‘National Scotch Day’

iStock/Uproxx If you’re not an avid Scotch drinker, wandering your local liquor store only to end up grabbing a bottle of Laphroaig and a bottle of The Macallan, you’re going to be in for a bit of a shock when you open them later. Though they’re both Scotch whiskies, their flavor profiles are shockingly different. […]

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Bottles Of Whisk(e)y We Love, From Places You Wouldn’t Expect

Getty Image Whiskey and whisky are having a moment that doesn’t seem likely to end anytime soon. Bars zero in on them, media outlets gleefully spill ink (or pixels) over them, and passionate drinkers upload 10-minute videos reviewing them. The thing is, we still mostly only credit a few corners of the planet with producing […]

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