Nicholas McClelland

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6 Ways to Make Ranch Water, Your New Favorite Summer Drink

Simple and refreshing, the ‘West Texas cocktail’ is an ideal hot weather cocktail. Here, six bartenders, offer their variations.

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6 Lemonade Cocktails To Enjoy On Seriously Hot Summer Days

Sweet, tart, and seriously refreshing, these drinks are ideal for sweltering afternoons.

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4 Refreshing Bourbon Slush Recipes to Whip Up This Summer

The frozen drink is a heat-beating crowd-pleaser that hits all the right notes.

Hot Stuff

Bring on the Heat: 4 Great Spicy Margarita Recipes to Make This Summer

The right spice adds a welcome layer of depth to the classic margarita.


Step Up Your Gin & Tonic: 6 Refreshing Spins on the Classic Cocktail to Try

Gin, tonic, lime. It's an enduring trio. But it can also get pretty dull. Switch things up by making one of these unique variations.


How to Be a Safe Driver: 6 Lessons I Learned From Track Racing School

In this, the season of road trips, it's good to brush up on some basics.


The Best Whiskey of 2021: The Bourbon, Rye, and Scotch to Seek Out

2021 was a banner year for whiskey (and, yes, whisky) These were our favorites.


The Best Single Malt Scotch Whisky to Buy Before the Trump Tariffs Take Effect

On October 18th, new tariffs take effect — and the price of Scotch increases by 25 percent. Now's the time to scoop up some choice bottles.


The Best Beer and Shot Combos, According to Bartenders

We asked bartenders around the country for their favorite beer and shot pairings. We were not disappointed.


6 Bottles of Irish Whiskey You Need to Know

Blends, single malts, and more excellent bottles from the Emerald Isle.


The Best Gifts for Whiskey Lovers

Excellent glassware, interesting books, and plenty of bottles to excite the whiskey lover on your list.


10 Waterproof Watches For Men to Wear All Summer Long

Stylish timepieces you can take to the beach.


5 Great Blended Scotches for $30 or Less

Sipping on a budget? This quintet will satisfy your palate without hurting your wallet.


The Best Under-the-Radar Single Malt Scotches

There's far more out there than Macallan.


5 Excellent Bottles of Japanese Whisky You Can Actually Find

Due to demand, many Japanese whiskies are hard to find in the U.S.. These five excellent options are not.


5 Rye Whiskies to Sip This Summer

Bourbon's spicier, drier sibling is having a major moment.


The Best Celebrity Bourbon & Whiskey to Add to Your Liquor Cabinet

Who knew McConaughey, Drake, Bob Dylan, Walton Goggins, and The Pogues had such good taste?


The Best Whiskey of 2019 (So Far)

It's been a great year for bourbon, scotch, and rye.


The Best Whiskey to Buy With Your Tax Refund

If you received a tax refund and feel like splurging, these are the bottles to consider.


How I Learned to Love the Self-Driving Car

I hated the idea of autonomous cars and how they stripped away everything that made driving, well, driving. Now that I have kids who constantly distract me on the road, a car that takes control could be just what I need.