Why Maker’s Mark 2019 Limited Release RC6 Whiskey Is a Must-Buy

Maker’s Mark’s newest (and, technically, first) limited-edition whiskey tastes delicious, complex, and is fairly priced. In other words, it’s a total winner you need to buy. The 2019 Limited Release (also known as RC6) is…

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Where to Go, Eat, and Stay

So you’re finally planning that bucket-list trip to the Galápagos Islands? Then it’s also time to rethink the length of your inevitable layover in Quito. There’s no question that your journey to the center of…

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Meet Standard Wormwood, the Distillery Using a Once-Illegal Ingredient

Absinthe has become a staple of trendy bar culture in the form of a “wash” or “rinse,” but its past is fraught with controversy. Hailing from Switzerland, the grain alcohol—made from anise, fennel, and a…

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What You Need to Know

September is an important time in the American whiskey world, between the celebration of Bourbon Heritage Month and the near-constant stream of new fall whiskey releases. And if this is whiskey season, then the release…

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What a Whiskey’s Age Statement Really Means, According to an Expert

If there’s been one central theme to every major whiskey story of the last decade, it has been age: The rare Pappy Van Winkle 23 so coveted that an actual heist occurred, the absurdly old…

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The Golfer’s Four-Day Weekend in Monterey and Carmel, California

There’s a spot, along the the sixth fairway, where the curtain of trees is pulled back and the Pacific comes quickly and sharply into focus. It’s the first look you get at an unrivaled, five-hole…

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Macallan Partners with Pantone Institute for a New “Edition” Series Whisky

You’ll need to spot a special color to find this fall’s hottest and most affordable Macallan release. For the newest bottle of the fan-favorite “Edition” Series, Macallan turned to the Pantone Color Institute to create…

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What You Need to Know About Michael Jordan’s Pricey Cincoro Tequila 

Following in the footsteps of George Clooney, Sammy Hagar, Adam Levine, The Backstreet Boys, and the Rock, Michael Jordan is now in on the celebrity tequila game With Cincoro Tequila, and the best bottle will…

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Why Plums Are the Ideal Fruit for Athletes

Among stone fruits, plums—both fresh and dried—are often overlooked. If you’re health-conscious, don’t make that mistake. For starters, the dark purple hue is a giveaway that plums are loaded with micronutrients. “They’re full of antioxidants,…

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Whiskey Rebellion Trail Traces the Roots of American Whiskey

If you think Kentucky was the birthplace of American whiskey, you’re not alone—but you’re also not right. A newly opened initiative called the Whiskey Rebellion Trail is focused on bringing the spotlight back to the…

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