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How to Make the Perfect Whiskey Cocktail and 15 Recipes to Inspire You

Munich-based bar owner and whiskey expert Stefan Gabányi recently released a new edition of Schumann whiskey lexicon, which he first wrote in 1996, because he says whiskey is evolving and gaining popularity like never before. “It’s a bit of a phenomenon because there is usually a generational gap with spirits – no one wants to […]

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Great Jones Distilling Co. Brings Whiskey Making to Manhattan

In late August, when the Great Jones Distilling Company opens, Manhattan will have its first legal whiskey distillery since the advent of Prohibition in 1920. Along with its stunning 500-gallon still, NoHo’s four-story, 28,000-square-foot space will include a cocktail bar; an event space; a restaurant run by chef Adam Raksin, formerly of Per Se, which […]

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Burger chain and whiskey bar add new location in Silicon Valley

Eureka!, which many refer to as “Eureka Burger,” expanded its local presence by adding a fifth Bay Area location this month in Santa Clara at 2762 Augustine Drive. It’s located in the Santa Clara Square Marketplace shopping center and debuted on July 12. Beyond the local area, the Southern California-based chain has two dozen restaurants […]

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8 simple upgrades to change from cocktail to whiskey

Photos: Shutterstock; Design: Rebecca Hoskins/Thrillist You don’t need to turn your kitchen into a mad scientist’s laboratory to make cocktails at home as tasty as those you’ll find at the local bar. In fact, a few simple upgrades to tried-and-true classics can make a drink taste completely new. Whether it’s a whiskey ginger with a […]

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The “oldest known whiskey in the world” sold at auction

The bottle of Old Ingledew whiskey, considered the oldest in the world whiskey still extant, sold for more than four times its pre-sale estimate at Skinner Auctioneers’ June Rare Spirits online auction. It grossed $137,500. Legendary financier John Pierpont Morgan was thought to have acquired the bottle during a visit to Georgia, but further research […]

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7 things to remember when making whiskey cocktails this summer

PHOTOS COURTESY OF JAMESON, SHUTTERSTOCK; DESIGN BY REBECCA HOSKINS Why does once the temperature is consistently above 70 degrees whiskey take a back seat on your bar cart? For some reason, the spirit has earned a reputation for being a hardy cold weather drink…but it really is more versatile than that. With ice, the right […]