Archive: Basics

Proof Calculator

This tool will help you figure out the ideal whisky proof for you—and exactly how much water to add to reach it.

How to Enjoy Whisky

Whether you like it neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail, learn how to make the most of your whisky.

Buying and Storing Whisky

Learn how to get the best whisky for your money—and the best way to keep it tasting great to the last drop.

How Whisky Is Made

Fermentation, distillation, maturation: whisky is a process. Learn about it here.