2016 Whisky Advent Calendar

2016 Whisky Advent Calendar

As they did in 2013, 2014 and 2015, Drinks by the Dram is doing a 2016 Whisky Advent Calendar. The idea remains the same: open one of 24 windows each day in December to find a wax-sealed 3cl Drinks by the Dram sample of a delicious whisky to count down to Christmas in style. This...

Save on Select Items During Our Winter Sale

Save on Select Items During Our Winter Sale

As you slowly sip your whiskey next to a crackling fireplace, waiting patiently for the winter to pass so you can get back outside, why not use your downtime wisely and upgrade some gear. From now until Monday at Noon EST, you’ll save an extra 17% on select items in the Cool Material Shop. Snag a new pocket knife. Grab a new trail bag. Get yourself a better bottle opener to pop those heavy stouts that keep you warm this time of year. Simply use code WINTER17 at checkout. Quantities are limited, so make sure you hit up the sale soon.

Orphan Barrel Whoop & Holler Whisky

Orphan Barrel Whoop & Holler Whisky

Orphan Barrel Whisky Company is adding to their line of rare, delicious and almost legendary whisky with their latest release, Orphan Barrel Whoop & Holler Whisky. The ninth whisky to be released by Orphan Barrel is a charcoal-mellowed variant distilled at the George Dickel d...

Glenfiddich IPA Scotch

Glenfiddich IPA Scotch

Glenfiddich is adding to their already impressive stable of whiskies with a new experimental series that includes an IPA scotch. Yes, an IPA scotch. Dubbed the IPA Experiment, the unique whisky is finished for three months in casks that were used in the creation of an IPA from S...

Houses Made from Whisky Vats

Houses Made from Whisky Vats

Whisky has been responsible for plenty of questionable decisions over the years, but turning the vats it ages in into building materials seems like a great idea. Originally conceived of for the Findhorn Ecovillage in Scotland by an American, Roger Douda, with four decades of conn...

8 Whiskies as Smoky as a Campfire

8 Whiskies as Smoky as a Campfire

Summer is here and that means beers, wine coolers and tiki drinks, right? Well, those are all well and good, but serious whisky drinkers aren’t going to settle for a Mai Tai just because the conditions are a little warmer than usual. On cool evenings around the bonfire, they’...

The Best Whisky In the World Costs $30

The Best Whisky In the World Costs $30

Jim Murray and the people of Scotland are going to have words soon. Last year, Murray named the Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013 as the best whisky of the year. Now, for his 2016 edition of the Whisky Bible, he's a bottle from Canada. Crown Royal Northern Rye is Jim Murray's pick for t...

The Whisky Glass Designed for Outer Space

The Whisky Glass Designed for Outer Space

Ballantine's, the same company that makes one of our favorite blended Scotch whiskies, in collaboration with the Open Space Agency has created a whisky glass designed specifically to work in space. Let that sink in for a minute. On Earth, having a nice stiff drink is as simple as...