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The Classic Irish Whiskey Cocktails You Need to "Sláinte!" in Style this St. Patrick's Day

Most people's idea of a Saint Patrick's Day cocktail is a shot of Irish whiskey washed down with a pint of Guinness, but it doesn't have to be that way. If you're tired of green beer and shoddily made Irish Car Bombs, we've got four classic cocktails from master mixologist Kara Newman that are sure to change your celebrations for the better this Friday.

Booze, Heritage, and Adventure on The American Whiskey Trail

Did you feel a call to go on your own whiskey adventure after reading our last story about an intrepid Scotch lover's journey across the highlands? Are you an American whiskey fan? If so, we have good news: the American Whiskey Trail takes you on an expedition that includes some of the best and most storied distilleries the U.S. has to offer, and the starting point might not be too far off from your own backyard.

A Man, His Passion, and a Vespa: The Recipe for a Whisky Odyssey

Imagine that you're on vacation, sipping a glass of your favorite whisky while relaxing outside of your hotel on the Scottish isle of Jura. Suddenly, a man arrives on a Vespa loaded up with camping equipment and painting supplies. Intrigued, you strike up a conversation and learn that his name is Ben Birdsall, and that he has just arrived from Switzerland to travel the Scottish Highlands and Isles, hopping from distillery to distillery along the way."Are you an alcoholic?" You ask. "No," He replies. "Are you wanted by the police?" asks a friend. Birdsall retorts: "Not yet."

Call for Nominations: 2017 International Drammie Awards

At the beginning of every year, ForWhisk(e)yLovers sends out a "Call for Nominations" to our e-mail subscribers, members of our Whikey Explorers Club and the general whisk(e)y-consuming public for our annual Drammie Awards: The Voice of the Whisk(e)y Enthusiast... the "People's Choice Awards" of the whisk(e)y industry.

Need to Age your Whiskey Faster? Science can Help

Even though creative experimentation is at an all-time high in the whiskey world, a demand for well-aged whiskey dictates that the fruits of these craft distilleries will not be enjoyed for years to come. Some whiskeys are meant to be enjoyed sooner than others, but most whiskeys need to spend quite a bit of time in the barrel before they are ready to meet the world. Fortunately, a new chemistry study claims to have found a way to age whiskey many years in just a few days, a breakthrough that could change the whiskey world forever

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* This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post UK on 14/3/17. Cuba is a country that has long been associated with rum, cocktails and cigars. It is spiritual home of classic cocktails such as the daiquiri and mojito and boasts some of the world’s most iconic bars in the...
Glenmorangie launched Pride 1974 at Steinway Hall in New York City on March 23rd.(Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Glenmorangie) By Susannah Skiver Barton How many senses do you use when drinking whisky? You might look at the color, give a good sniff to pick up the aromas, and—of course...
This week's American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary master distiller Jimmy Russell of Wild Turkey with 63 years of distilling experience - and at the other end, a crop of young distillers hoping to follow in his...
Tasting notes (in the form of a transcript): DR: The John Milroy Linkwood 27 Year Old 1989 Test Set #1. This is the control group, and I, Dr. Richardson, am the administrator, and the first subject is M. Smith, a 47 year-old male whom we have seated and blindfolded on the other side of the glass. [...
Green Spot Château Léoville Barton Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey Finished in Bordeaux Wine Casks 46% ABV $65 Website What the Distillery Says: Château Leoville Barton is hte latest addition to the Spot whiskey family. This whiskey represents the coming together of two historic...

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WHISKEY EXPLORATION CLUBS FOR EVERY WHISKEY TASTE

ForWhiskeyLovers offers three exciting clubs, for every whiskey taste. Whether you're a Single Malt Whisky drinker, a Bourbon lover, or a whiskey lover in general, FWL has a club for you:

The Whiskey Explorers

For aficionados, eager to experience the widest variety of whiskies and increase their knowledge of whiskey along the way, we offer The Whiskey Explorers.

Inspired by the "blind tasting" bar game, we designed The Whiskey Explorers to introduce members amazing whiskies they most likely have not experienced before, free of any pre-conceived notion of a "brand", price or age as an indicators of quality, or even a prior experience with a type of whisky. Learn more here.

World Malts Club


Created for Single Malt Scotch Whisky enthusiasts, ForWhiskeyLovers' World Malts Club sends quarterly shipments of superb malt whiskies from around the world.

If you want to experience the world's best malt whiskies delivered to your door, our World Malts Club® is for you. Learn More Here.

American Whiskey Club

Designed for the Bourbon Whiskey enthusiast, ForWhiskeyLovers' American Whiskey Club® sends quarterly* shipments of spectacular whiskies created by the leading small Craft Distilleries in the United States.

If you want to experience the best whiskies Made in America, our American Whiskey Club® is made for you. Learn more here.FWhiskeyLovers Whiskey of the Month Club

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ForWhiskeyLovers Store

Check out ForWhiskeyLovers' store, where you'll find hundreds of whiskies from places like Scotland, Ireland, the United States, Canada and Japan. There's also a barrel kit to make your own whisky, and great gift ideas for the ScotchLovers in your life.

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The 2016 Drammie Awards

The votes are in.....over 5,000 WhiskeyLovers from 8 different countries have spoken, and now the winners have been announced fo the 2016  Drammie Awards.

The mission of the Drammie Awards is to put the power of “recognition” in the hands of the whiskey enthusiast.

You can see the winners for all twenty-four  2016 Drammie Award categories here.

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