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The 7 Spirits You Need to Be Drinking

We spirits-lovers have never had it so good. We are in the midst of an apparently unstoppable gin revolution and on the cusp of what I predict to be a similarly irresistible rum revival. Sales of fine whiskey, cognac, tequila and vodka are also soaring, craft distilleries are popping up all over the place and our collective thirst for classic and quirky cocktails shows no sign at all of abating.

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Bartenders Tell Us The Best White Whiskeys To Drink All Summer Long

We asked some of our favorite bartenders to tell us the best white whiskies and moonshines for summer 2019.

When we think of summer spirits, our thoughts tend to take us to rum, tequila, vodka, and gin. But there’s one more spirit on the market that’s perfect for summer mixing (and sipping) — white whiskey. If you’ve never heard of white whiskey, you might know it by its other moniker, moonshine.

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The World’s Most Wanted Bourbons

A new generation of drinkers is breathing new life into America’s native spirit – but who is winning? Read the latest wine news & features on wine-searcher.

For a category that seemed to be on its last legs 20 years ago, the resurrection of Bourbon has been nothing short of staggering.

New brands appearing, old brands revived, classics reaching crazy prices – there’s always something going on with Bourbon and the thirst for it looks unquenchable, especially in its home market.

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The Hands-Down Best Gin to Drink Right Now

We’re lucky to be living—and drinking—in the middle of a Ginaissance.

After a cold whiskey winter, gin is flowing once again as bars debut spring menus focused on herb- and fruit-forward cocktails made with clear spirits. Make no mistake, gin is legitimately back in fashion, with distilleries all over the world crafting versions of this centuries-old spirit that capture the character of the individual locales from which they derive. Gin is mother’s ruin no more, and this shift has been a long time in the making.

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10 Great Tequilas to Pair With Cigars

When pairing cigars with spirits, the first thing you think of is probably whiskey – and for good reason. Bourbon and single malt scotch do pair particularly well with a fine cigar; the oak, vanilla, and sometimes smoky flavors complement the complex layering that unfolds with each puff.

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