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The 18 Best Whiskey Websites and Resources [2021]

Last updated Jan 5, 2021

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by Matty Sims

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The best whiskey websites and resources will help you along your whiskey journey. Getting into whiskey doesn’t have to be hard. There are a ton of great resources out there — whether you are looking to learn the slang, learn more about the spirit’s history, how to make cocktails, or just find a simple review. Our best whiskey websites and resources list has something for every whiskey nerd — no matter where you’re at on your journey.

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Here are some resources that might help you:

whiskyadvocate.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 503.45K
  • Global Rank – 108,235
  • Country Rank – 27,361
  • Category Rank – 65
  • Best For: Whiskey Advocate Ratings and Magazine Subscription

breakingbourbon.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 378.44K
  • Global Rank – 130,470
  • Country Rank – 26,619
  • Category Rank – 58
  • Best For: Breaking Bourbon Reviews and Release Calendar

drinkhacker.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 222.87K
  • Global Rank – 226,559
  • Country Rank – 63,004
  • Category Rank – 234
  • Best For: Whiskey Reviews and Recipes

thewhiskeywash.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 584.83K
  • Global Rank – 109,409
  • Country Rank – 30,781
  • Category Rank – 78
  • Best For: Whiskey Reviews & News

distiller.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 518.69K
  • Global Rank – 89,337
  • Country Rank – 25,910
  • Category Rank – 55
  • Best For: Whiskey Reviews and News

thewhiskeyjug.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 159.14K
  • Global Rank – 291,110
  • Country Rank – 71,964
  • Category Rank – 290
  • Best For: World Whiskeys and Cocktails

whiskeyreviewer.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 95.60K
  • Global Rank – 345,545
  • Country Rank – 92,669
  • Category Rank – 391
  • Best For: Whsikey Reviews

modernthirst.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 28K
  • Global Rank – 551,732
  • Country Rank – 125,320
  • Category Rank – 565
  • Best For: Whiskey Reviews and News

bourbonr.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – N/A
  • Global Rank – 291,110
  • Country Rank – 125,320
  • Category Rank – 2,25
  • Best For: Bourbon Facts and Barrel Picks through seelbachs.com

masterofmalt.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 3.67M
  • Global Rank – 15,270
  • Country Rank (UK) – 1,101
  • Category Rank – 1
  • Best For: Scotch Drinkers

thewhiskyexchange.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 2.45M
  • Global Rank – 23,600
  • Country Rank (UK) – 1,892
  • Category Rank – 4
  • Best For: World Whiskeys and Buying Whiskeys

liquor.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 5.31M
  • Global Rank – 15,121
  • Country Rank – 3,595
  • Category Rank – 4
  • Best For: Cocktail Recipes

whiskybase.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 1.41M
  • Global Rank – 27,414
  • Country Rank (DE) – 6,667
  • Category Rank – 3
  • Best For: Scotch Drinkers and Rare Whiskey Enthusiasts

whiskyfun.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 167.41K
  • Global Rank – 184,881
  • Country Rank (DE) – 33,147
  • Category Rank – 22
  • Best For: Scotch Reviews

imbibemagazine.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 228.63K
  • Global Rank – 187,996
  • Country Rank – 46,172
  • Category Rank – 151
  • Best For: Imbibe Magazine Subscription

drinks.seriouseats.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 10.28M
  • Global Rank – 7,606
  • Country Rank – 2,097
  • Category Rank – 23
  • Best For: Cocktail Recipes

diffordsguide.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 1.06M
  • Global Rank – 46,638
  • Country Rank – 26,869
  • Category Rank – 60
  • Best For: All Things Cocktails

whiskyauctioneer.com

  • Total Visits Over 6 Months – 420.66K
  • Global Rank – 100,173
  • Country Rank (UK) – 22,561
  • Category Rank – 83
  • Best For: Buy and Sell Iconic, Rare, and Collectible Whisky

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Written by Matty Sims

Matty Sims is a storyteller who loves bourbon. He has been drinking and studying whiskey for over 10 years. He has also been featured on sites like Bourbon Sippers, Explore Whiskey, and Inside Hook, partnered with dozens of distilleries, and reviewed hundreds of whiskeys.
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