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  • Whiskies of the Emerald Isle

    It’s hard to believe that Irish whiskey was a declining category at one time and rarely used in cocktails besides an Irish Coffee. Irish whiskey is now the fastest-growing... Read More »
  • A Roundup of Marvelous Malbecs

    We asked members of our national wine panel to start 2015 by reviewing some of their favorite malbecs. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and... Read More »
  • The Best Wines of 2014

    Our national wine panel recommends wines throughout the year, typically by varietal or season, and provides brief tasting notes, ratings and the wine’s retail price (which varies from store... Read More »
  • Bottled In Bond Bourbon

    The Bottled-in-Bond Act of 1897 requires whiskey to be aged and bottled according to a set of legal regulations. But with all these requirements, are bottled-in-bond bourbons better? Read More »
  • Spicy, Supple Pinot Noirs

    For this issue, we invited members of the Cheers National Wine Panel to recommend some pinot noirs they’ve recently tasted. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a... Read More »
  • Sour Beers Find Sweet Spot

    Just a decade ago, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales of Dexter, MI, embarked on an ambitious program of producing barrel-aged ales, modeled after spontaneously fermented Belgian ales such as gueuze.... Read More »