6 Winter Whiskeys Six exceptional bottles worth seeking out this winter Published Feb 27, 2015 6:00 AM Drink Ingalls Photography SHARE Photo Credit: Ingalls Photography Hillrock Single Malt Whiskey Using barley from distillery fields, this is the first farmstead whiskey from New York’s Hudson Valley since Prohibition. ($88; 750 ml; astorwines.com) Smooth Ambler Old Scout Straight Rye Balanced and accommodating, this suave rye shines in a perfect Manhattan. ($41; 750 ml; moraswines.com) Hibiki 21 The mizunara oak used to age a portion of this Japanese spirit imparts notes of sandalwood. ($300; 750 ml; winfieldflynn.com) Old Forester Birthday Bourbon 2014 All the bourbon blended in this bottle comes from a single day of production in 2002. ($100; 750 ml; castlewine.com) Redbreast 21 As with other spirits, the age of this bottle—the oldest expression for Redbreast—is pegged to the youngest whiskey in the mix. ($240; 750 ml; internationalwineshop.com) BenRiach Solstice Second Edition In Gaelic, the name of the distillery that makes this fruity scotch means “hill of the red deer.” ($86; 750 ml; hitimewine.net) MORE TO READ RELATED The Outlier of Natural Wines Just Got Its Very Own Shop Welcome to Orange Glou. READ NOW RELATED The Gin Gimlet Is Deceptively Simple—Here’s How to Make Each Ingredient Shine And stay true to the storied English cocktail’s... RELATED Pitcher-Perfect Sangria Recipes to Sip Through All Season A summer classic for a reason.