Top whisk(e)y Instagram accounts to followBy Nicola Carruthers
The best place to browse all things whisk(e)y is through Instagram. From breathtaking scenery shots to boozy cocktail recipes, we round up the top whisky-fuelled accounts worth following.
Instagram has become the ultimate go-to social platform for whisk(e)y lovers, with feeds across the world boasting an abundance of beautiful images of cocktails, glassware, tastings and distilleries.
Bartenders, bloggers and amateur whisky drinkers alike have captured images that are worthy of a double-take – from jaw-dropping scenery to mouth-watering cocktails.
With this in mind, we’ve scoured our timeline for the best accounts in the business. Don’t forget to check out the @spiritsbusiness feed for all things booze-related.
Click through the following pages to see our pick of the best whisk(e)y Instagram accounts to follow.
Women & Whiskies
Campari America’s Women & Whiskies platform seeks to bring women together over a glass of whiskey to discuss important issues. Plenty of beauty shots of cocktails and whiskies fill the Instagram page along with recipes for whisky-fuelled serves.
The account’s bio ‘life is just a series of whisky moments’ sums up the page perfectly with a series of images gathered from some of the best Instagram whisk(e)y accounts around. Where better to find those occasions to sip a dram than with inspiration from a page of colourful and beautifully shot images of ‘whisky moments’.
Peat whisky & more
Created by a Finland-based whisky enthusiast, Peat & More features various bottles with a backdrop of snow, forests, woodland, and rivers aplenty. One to follow for those who enjoy a dram in the great outdoors.
The brainchild of Atlanta-based photographer Brett Ferencz, the aptly-named Scotch Trooper is an amalgamation of whisk(e)y and elements of George Lucas’ fictional fantasy world of Star Wars. Cast your eyes across the page and you’ll find numerous bottles of booze juxtaposed with various scenes from the many films of the popular series. There’s also images of storm troopers clinging from bottles, peeking out of barrels and Jedi master Yoda using The Force to take drams out of an advent calendar.
The whisky accountant
Self-professed cocktail maker and photo-taker Dan is also an “occasional” accountant documenting his whisky-fuelled at-home drinks creations and favourite drams. Packed with flavour inspiration, his carefully-curated feed is well worth a follow.
From barrel to bottle
Four friends based in Alberta, Canada have uploaded picturesque images of whisky in captivating outdoor shots. The feed is updated with new whisk(e)ys and has us scrambling to explore with a glass in hand.
Who doesn’t love a wee sample of Scotch in the form of a miniature? Well New York-born Saul has set out to document his vast mini collection across the city, along with images of whisky events and gatherings. Watch out for the feed’s instalments of #minibottlemonday and #sneakpreviewfriday.