by Craig Bridger, 11/28/2012
The JakeWalk (left) and Highlands. Photos: Phil Kline
As the days get shorter and chilly winds blow across the City, rather than curse the cold, take advantage of the opportunity to indulge in the perfect remedy—whiskey, aqua vitae, the water of life. Whether it hails from Scotland, Ireland, Japan or the good ol' US of A, there are few things more satisfying than a stiff dram among good company in a cozy, stiff-dram-drinking establishment. And in New York City, the whiskey enthusiast is spoiled with myriad inviting places to warm his insides with a rare malt or small-batch bourbon. Here, nine of our favorite places to defrost.