Dec 20, 2010 8:05 AM
Gone are the days when our men drank cans of Keystone or Busch Light taken from a bathtub full of ice in someone's dingy apartment. Well, mostly gone anyway. Their tastes have evolved to enjoy, shall we say, more refined spirits. Tuck the pocket-sized book, The Instant Expert's Guide to Single Malt Scotch ($9) by Kevin Erskine into his stocking this year to help give him plenty of cred when it comes to whisky and Scotch. It'll help him read labels, taste scotch properly, and how to choose the brand and age he likes best.