From absinthe to whisky, our spirits encyclopedia shows you how spirits are made, the best brands you need for your home bar, and the cocktails you simply must try.

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The Best Luxury Tequila

If you’re a real tequila drinker, you skip the lime and salt and head straight for the blends that have aged for years. These luxury tequilas have complex flavor profiles and long, smooth finishes.

Luxury Gin Brands

Gin is a beautifully complex spirit, full of fresh botanical notes. It’s lovely when savored neat, and it adds a welcome freshness to cocktails. We’ve rounded up the best luxury gin brands to elevate your next gin drink.

The Most Expensive Liquors

The world’s most expensive liquors come in gorgeous bottles and decanters made of the finest materials and are crafted from rare blends. Our roundup shares all the details of these covetable spirits.