Four Lebanese whiskies were featured in the buying guide of Whisky Advocate magazine fall 2023 issue. Whisky Advocate magazine is America’s leading spirits publication and one of the world’s leading whisky magazines. Ever since its inception, it serves as a reference for whisky lovers and features on a quarterly basis new whiskies and new ratings.

The four Lebanese whiskies who made the 2023 fall issue are all produced by Riachi Winery & Distillery:

92/100 Athyr Empire – New York exclusive – Cask strength

91/100 Levant Heights Single pot still – Malt & wheat 46%

90/100 Levant Heights Dark Malts 43%

88/100 Athyr Cedarwood Finish – US exclusive – cask strength

Riachi also got a focus spotlight in the buying guide, making it only 1 of 2 distilleries only to receive a focus on the buying guide of the fall 2023 issue.

If you’re interested in trying any of these bottles, you can check out Riachi’s website [here].