Its name stems from Irish/Gaelic for "water of life," but whisky is actually the devil's own special brew. Distilled from grain and left to age in archaic wooden barrels, it's the kind of beverage that makes boys think they're men and men believe they're artists or lovers (sometimes rightly so). Served straight up, on ice, with water, or married to caffeine with coke or coffee, whisky is one of the few kinds of alcohol whose flavor lingers seductively in the drinker's mouth... More >>>