Yes, Japanese whisky is rare and expensive these days. But there are actually bottles that are attainable. I wrote about some of these and some unicorn bottles for Esquire.
I got to chat with Chef Dominique Ansel about working with Glenmorangie on the new whisky, A Tale of Cake, and the similarities between pastry and whisky. Read my Departures story here.
I wrote this roundup a few years ago for Esquire, and just updated it with some new bottles. Read my smoky whiskey roundup here.
Lots of good new whiskey to drink this summer. I wrote about some standout bottles for Departures – read here.
A lot going on, but Father’s Day is approaching. I put together a high-end booze gift guide for Departures, read here.
Is there such a thing as truly bad whiskey? Taste is truly subjective, but I tackled this thought experiment for The Manual here.
There are whiskeys from places well beyond the usual suspects. I wrote about some of them for Liquor.com which you can read here.
It’s not difficult to find a good cocktail in NYC – here are some of the best, in my latest for Departures.
American single malt is still legally undefined by the TTB, and there is some debate about how it should be. I wrote about High West’s new High Country release and some other American single malts for Esquire – read here.
Does organic matter in the world of spirits? Read my latest for Maxim to find out more.