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Spring 2018: The Innovation Issue

Whisky has never been more exciting than it is right now. Meet the innovators who are transforming what’s in the glass, from producers using “alternative aging” methods to distillers experimenting with grains, smoking, blending, and more. Travel the globe with whiskies from Australia, Iceland, Corsica, Indonesia, and beyond—and zero in on the best single malts from Scotland’s coastal regions.

Winter 2017: Top 20 & More

Discover the Top 20 most exciting whiskies of 2017, take a look back at a year full of whisky, and then set your sights ahead to more whisky in the year to come. Find out which American whiskeys you should be collecting now, and explore the single malts of India and craft distilleries of Japan.

Fall 2017: Collecting Whisky & More

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or just starting, go deep into the world of whisky auctions, collecting, and rarities. Learn how to spot a fake, get tips on how to find vintage spirits on store shelves, and discover a collectible whisky for every budget.

Summer 2017: Bourbon Boom & More

Take a deep dive into the past, present, and future of America’s native spirit, and make bourbon a focus this summer with cocktail recipes and food pairings. Plus, get to know the legends of bourbon distilling, find our recommendations for the country’s top whisky bars, and explore the nuances of peat.

Spring 2017: Awards & More

Our whisky awards are back for their 23rd year, with top whisky picks from around the world. Plus, learn to navigate the Scotch distilleries of Orkney, appreciate and understand the influence of oak, mix a better Manhattan, and track down rare bourbon.

Winter 2016: Travel to Ireland & More

Discover Ireland’s whiskey renaissance! Our guide has recommendations for the best pubs, restaurants, golf, and more on the Emerald Isle. Plus, find information on wheated bourbons to rival even Pappy, cocktail recipes perfect for winter sports and single malt enthusiasts, and a look into the rebellious new distillers shaping American whiskey.