Cocktails aren’t our favorite thing, but we’re a sucker for a well-made Boulevardier, which is basically a Negroni with whiskey instead of gin. The Manual’s Taylor Tobin canvases U.S. bartenders to round up the 10 best whiskies for this Prohibition-era standard.
Let’s face it: whiskey competitions are as common as Cardi B singles. Still, we hope this new one is the first of many. The inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards, which recognize business smarts as well as great-tasting drams, recently announced 52 companies and 97 whiskies as finalists.
Correlation doesn’t imply causation, but we’re going with wishful thinking on this one. Grace Jones, Britain’s oldest person until she died recently at 112, credited her long life partly to a daily shot of Scotch.