Top 3 places to go for Whiskey in Liverpool
Donning your finest winter woollies is a must at this time of year but there’s another way to warm the cockles of your heart and put fire in your belly – whiskey. Those who enjoy a tipple of this delightfully caustic spirit are spoiled for choice in Liverpool and we’ve rounded up three of the best places to get your fix.
Words by Mark Langshaw
MacKenzies Whiskey Bar
Situated in the former HSBC bank, MacKenzies takes punters on a whiskey-themed tour of the globe as it serves up spirits from the likes of Ireland and Japan. Menu highlights include a selection of whiskey-based cocktails and a specialist malt matured in sherry oak casks for 27 years.
Hidden away in a commercial district alley, independent spirit, beer and wine retailer Whiskey Business is one for the connoisseurs. As the name suggests, a certain distilled beverage is among the store’s specialties and its hands-on staff are more than willing to help customers discover new and obscure whiskeys and whiskey-based concoctions.
Rain and hail are battering Liverpool at intervals and there’s a biting chill in the air, but Kazimier Garden’s hot drinks menu will spirit you away to clement climes. The Hot Toddy – a rejuvenating combination of whiskey, boiling water, honey and spices – is among our top picks to sample if you need a pick-me-up this winter.