More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.
They’re taking off the gloves in the whiskey wars, if what I saw at the recent annual Whisky Live event in New York City was any indicator.
What brands of bourbon, rye and Canadian whisky will you be drinking later this year? If my vote is typical, Nos. 102, 103, 203 306, 310 and 311 will be the bourbons of choice, Nos. 501 and 502 among the ryes, and maybe No. 703 among the Canadians.
A reader e-mailed me for help in locating guaro, a sugar cane-based liquor from Costa Rica. “I saw a posting you made regarding … guaro. After trying it in Costa Rica, I have been trying to locate it here. I live in Florida, but travel to California frequently. Please let […]
NEW YORK — With the United Nations building looming in the background and busy ships plying the adjacent East River, the whisky maker from Wick, Scotland, was soaking in his first visit to the United States.