So, you’ve decided to start a little home whiskey bar. What initially seemed like an easy addition to your weekly grocery list has turned into a full-fledged research report on whiskey. Thankfully we’re here to help. We’ve put together a list of the five essential whiskeys to start out any collection. These whiskeys will sustain you whether you’re talking to your little brother in college or Grandfather.
Tennessee Bourbon – Jack Daniels, This will come in handy when a couple of friends are over who demand mixed drinks.
Rye – Bulleit Rye, a relatively new whiskey will carry you through every classic cocktail that demands rye.
Single Malt Scotch – The Glenlivet 12 year, this is an incredibly reasonable entry level scotch from a reputable distillery with over 200 years under its belt.
Blended Scotch – Johnny Walker Black, essentially a household name at this point, Johnny will appease even the most seasoned whiskey drinkers.
Irish Whiskey – Green Spot, only recently allowed into the U.S. this whiskey is delicious and will certainly be a talking point as it isn’t Jameson.