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The Indulgence of Uncle Knucklehead #10: Vudu Priest No. 3 and Clyde Mays Alabama Style Whiskey

      Ya Gotta love a good story.  Now, everyone of my nieces and nephews knows how much their Uncle loves hearing a good story.  Hell, I've been known to tell a few of them myself, and who knows if what comes out of my mouth sometimes is half real or half concocted from the pitch of a fevered brain.

ForWhiskeyLovers Publisher Arrested For Inappropriate Relations with Underage Whiskies

Friends and Family Shocked...But Most Not Surprised: The Whiskey Industry was shaken, then thrown on the rocks, early today when Interpol announced they had arrested Doug Stone, Founder of ForWhiskeyLovers.com and spirit’ual Bon Vivant, early Friday morning in Reykjavik, Iceland. Mr. Stone has been on the run from the US TTB and UK’s SWA officials since this past fall, when his business partners reported him for having inappropriate relations with multiple underage whiskies...several of which were well under the age of 10 years old.

The Whisky Extravaganza Returns to New York

Sponsored by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society of America, the 23rd Annual Whisky Extravaganza is an exclusive opportunity to sample rare and unique whiskies from around the world More than 100 of the world’s most exceptional single malt, Scotch and other whiskies will be enjoyed at Guastavino’s on March 23, 2016, as the 23rd Annual Whisky Extravaganza returns to New York after a three year hiatus. Hosted by The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the gala evening event also features a delicious dinner and a fine imported cigar as a parting gift for guests.

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Whiskey news from around the world
When Four Roses master distiller Jim Rutledge retired last year, he wasn’t the first master distiller to retire before his career was truly over. Woodford Reserve’s Lincoln Henderson retired from Brown-Forman and then started Angel’s Envy. Now, Rutledge joins the extremely rare...
A friend asked if he could post a review for our blog of the new Chateau Leoville Barton finished Green Spot. So of course I said “sure why not.” This is the first in a potential series titled “Whiskey Irreverent with Stefan” and I hope you enjoy. Green Spot Chateau Leoville...
Tasting notes:The nose is redolent with green bananas and pineapple juice.  It’s a chimpanzee’s version of a weight-loss shake, except this one’s tasty.  Add to it some fern fronds and sorghum butter, and you can see why the chimp scoffs at the fudge he savored only...
In the eight years that have passed since we started on our whisky journey, the renaissance of the cocktail and the culture surrounding them has flourished. There has been an explosion of creativity in bars and restaurants in cities all around the globe. Mixologists everywhere are bringing to...
Paul Hletlko is one of the leaders in North America's craft distilling movement, and the founder of FEW Spirits is in the middle of a distillery expansion that will triple his annual spirits production - in the heart of what was once the capital of America's temperance movement. We'll talk with...

Whiskey Exploration

WHISKEY EXPLORATION CLUBS FOR EVERY WHISKEY TASTE

ForWhiskeyLovers offers three exciting clubs, for every whiskey taste. Whether you're a Single Malt Whisky drinker, a Bourbon lover, or a whiskey lover in general, FWL has a club for you:

The Whiskey Explorers

For aficionados, eager to experience the widest variety of whiskies and increase their knowledge of whiskey along the way, we offer our The Whiskey Explorers.

Inspired by the "blind tasting" bar game, we designed The Whiskey Explorers  to introduce members amazing whiskies they most likely have not experienced before, free of any pre-conceived notion of a "brand", price or age as an indicators of quality, or even a prior experience with a type of whisky. Learn more here.

World Malts Club


Created for Single Malt Scotch Whisky enthusiasts, ForWhiskeyLovers' World Malts Club sends quarterly shipments of superb malt whiskies from around the world.

If you want to experience the world's best malt whiskies delivered to your door, our World Malts Club® is for you. Learn More Here.

American Whiskey Club

Designed for the Bourbon Whiskey enthusiast, ForWhiskeyLovers' American Whiskey Club® sends quarterly* shipments of spectacular whiskies created by the leading small Craft Distilleries in the United States.

If you want to experience the best whiskies Made in America, our American Whiskey Club® is made for you. Learn more here.FWhiskeyLovers Whiskey of the Month Club

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ForWhiskeyLovers Store

Check out ForWhiskeyLovers' store, where you'll find hundreds of whiskies from places like Scotland, Ireland, the United States, Canada and Japan. There's also a barrel kit to make your own whisky, and great gift ideas for the ScotchLovers in your life.

Whisky Retailer of the year Online 2012

The 2016 Drammie Awards

The nominations are in, and the voting has commenced for the 2016  Drammie Awards.

The mission of the Drammie Awards is to put the power of “recognition” in the hands of the whiskey enthusiast.

We are thrilled to announce that the voting for the 25 categories of the 2016 Drammie Awards is underway.

Make sure your voice is heard. Cast your votes for the 2016 Drammies here

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