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Fall 2022: Scotland’s Bounty

Discover Scotland’s many wonders with our Fall 2022 issue. We take you through the scotch regions, and explain the flavor differences from each, celebrate Scotland’s famed golf courses, and recommend great hotels and distillery restaurants for the traveling whisky lover. Elsewhere, we take a trip up to New England for some fall scenery and great whiskey, and spend 48 hours in Las Vegas. Plus, the Buying Guide has over 125 new reviews.

Summer 2022: Great Escapes for Whisky Lovers

Make your next vacation whisky-themed with our Summer 2022 issue. We offer up 10 scenic destinations to visit, all of them offering great whisky options, as well as the guides to the growing whisky scenes in Colorado and Northern California’s wine country. Elsewhere, we explore the hallowed ground of St Andrews, survey the very best in American single malts, and help you elevate your bourbon and burger pairings. Plus, the Buying Guide has over 100 whisky reviews.

Spring 2022: The Pleasures of Rye

Discover the vast pleasures of rye whiskey with our Spring 2022 issue, which looks at the style’s rich past and bright future. We offer rye recommendations for any budget and expand on cocktail classics with new and delicious creations. Elsewhere, we take you to Tennessee and Philadelphia to explore the thriving whisky scenes and mix up some Derby Day appropriate drinks. Plus, the Buying Guide has over 95 new whisky reviews.

Winter 2021: Top 20 & More

Celebrate a year of great whisky with our Winter 2021 issue, which includes the annual Top 20 list, spending plans for any budget, and the very best 21 year old scotches on the market. We’ll also teach you how to integrate peaty whisky at the dinner table and help you plan whisky-centric trips to Brooklyn and Minneapolis. Plus, the Buying Guide has over 115 new whisky reviews.

Fall 2021: Bourbon’s New Heights

Brush up on your bourbon knowledge as we go deep into America’s native spirit, highlighting emerging whisky makers and trends, the rise in auction prices, delicious pairing opportunities, and more. We also turn to Texas to check in with the state’s growing whisky presence, jet down to Miami for some beachside drams, and cozy up with our favorite whisky games. Plus, the Buying Guide has over 130 new whisky reviews.

Summer 2021 cover of Whisky Advocate magazine

Summer 2021: Irish Whiskey Blossoms

Dive into the world of Irish Whiskey as we spotlight four emerging trends within the style, get up to date on the new Japanese whisky regulations and what they mean for drinkers, and rock out with heavy metal musicians crafting their own special drams. Learn how to make summer cocktails using shrubs, grab yourself a Ready to Drink cocktails, and crack open the Buying Guide, which has more than 100 new reviews.