Top 80 Whiskey Influencers in 2023

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Looking for Whiskey influencers for your outreach campaign or for collaboration to promote your brand or product? Our Whiskey Influencers list is what you need. When ranking these Whiskey influencers, we’ve considered not just their following, but also engagement, as well as overall influence in the Whiskey space.

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Here are Top 80 Whiskey Influencers

1. Fred Minnick

Bio I have the best job in the world: I sip bourbon for a living and educate folks through events, podcasts, books and video.Instagram Handle @fredminnickInstagram Followers 62.1K Get Email Contact

2. The Whiskey Jug

Bio #Whiskey reviews and other #whisky stuff...Instagram Handle @thewhiskeyjugInstagram Followers 16.1K Get Email Contact

3. Shailendra Pratap Singh

Bio It's all about love for #Whiskey 🥃Strictly for Age 25 + to follow 🩸YouTube Channel👇Instagram Handle @wheelsofwhiskyInstagram Followers 68.1K Get Email Contact

4. Gavin Linde

Bio Whisky Hunter🥃Rolex Lover⌚️Foodie📸Spirits Investor📈Creator of #suntoryflex Co founder @world_whiskiesTop Global Whisky Influencer21+ OnlyInstagram Handle @rolexwhiskyInstagram Followers 204.2K Get Email Contact

5. Sarah

Bio Global Whiskey Education & Travel for Executives. Discovering, tasting, and educating about remarkable whiskies around the globe.Join me!Instagram Handle @whiskynomadInstagram Followers 107.4K Get Email Contact

6. CJ

Bio Whisky enthusiastInstagram Handle @singlemaltvaultInstagram Followers 104.1K Get Email Contact

7. Ibis Luis

Bio 🥃 Certified Bourbon Steward💨 Cigar Sommelier✈️ Wanderlust-er☮ Positivity Addict 📍 Miami SMIL3YInstagram Handle @cigarlover12Instagram Followers 102.9K Get Email Contact

8. Whisky Garage

Bio Est. 2015 #Whisky / #Whiskey #Influencer📥 to #review📍Toronto, ON Sampled >240 unique 🥃 🇺🇸🇯🇵🇮🇳🇹🇼🇬🇧🇨🇦 Formerly OldBathurstWhiskyGuild #obwg🔞Instagram Handle @thewhiskygarageInstagram Followers 30.4K Get Email Contact

9. Amanda Young

Bio 🥃Whisky Education, Distillery & Prohibition History🗣Scotch Pronunciation📆 Daily Stories: Trivia, Terminology, & Fun Facts🏴‍☠️Bourbon Thieves MemberInstagram Handle @duchessofislayInstagram Followers 75.3K Get Email Contact

10. A Girl Tasting Whiskey

Bio Join me for all things Whisk(e)y related here. Travel, experience’s and education through my eyes.📍Adelaide 🇦🇺✉️nadia@agirltastingwhiskey.comInstagram Handle @agirltastingwhiskeyInstagram Followers 69.6K Get Email Contact

11. Nate Woodruff

Bio Hi, my name's Nate. I live in a barn. I like to sip whisky and climb mountains. 📍WyomingPhotographer & Creator of @whiskywithaviewInstagram Handle @whisky_nateInstagram Followers 26K Get Email Contact

12. Gregory

Bio Whisky speaks, so dram those that speak to you ™️I listen from Texas for all drams that say howdy 👋🏻ʇɥɓıɹʎdoƆ ©️Instagram Handle @whiskydramsterInstagram Followers 9.9K Get Email Contact

13. Jen Regan

Bio Fueled by #Whiskey, #Photography & Movement• Community & Creative Director @foundnorthwhisky• Co-founder @barrelproofcollective• CEO of @bamboocoreInstagram Handle @chasingbourbonInstagram Followers 12.8K Get Email Contact

14. Lynn Palmer

Bio 🥃Just a gal that sips whisk(e)y•Chicago burbs•Bourbon Thieves member #bourbonthieves •DM to collaborate•⚠️21+ over⚠️Instagram Handle @the_whiskey_galInstagram Followers 16.2K Get Email Contact

15. Chris Blatner

Bio •Chicago, IL•Executive Bourbon Steward•Named a Top Whiskey Influencer to Follow by Uproxx•Executive Director of @bourboncharityInstagram Handle @urbanbourbonistInstagram Followers 15.8K Get Email Contact

16. Jack Beguedou

Bio 🌎Explore the world of spirits 🇹🇬🇺🇸🥃WSET Level 2 Spirit 👨🏿‍⚖️Judge @ascotawards @bevvygroup 🖼Digital Content Development#drinkresponsiblyInstagram Handle @hood_sommelierInstagram Followers 26.5K Get Email Contact

17. Chris Perugini

Bio ▪️Whiskey reviews, education, and commentary▪️Whiskey tasting curator and host▪️Inquiries 📩▪️Lots more to see at ⬇️⬇️Instagram Handle @singlemaltsavvyInstagram Followers 23.3K Get Email Contact

18. WhiskyWatches

Bio Collector of whisky & watches. 🛑 18 or older please. Everything’s better when shared with friends #whiskywatchesInstagram Handle @whiskywatchesInstagram Followers 25.1K Get Email Contact

19. Black Bourbon Society

Bio Bridging the gap between the spirits industry and African American bourbon enthusiasts across the globe. | As Seen @forbes and @SpiritsnetworkInstagram Handle @blackbourbonsocietyInstagram Followers 30.1K Get Email Contact

20. George K.

Bio ⛱️ CDMX.☄️ Creation, business, spirit.🧾 @forbes 🥃 @coachbuiltwhisky Co-founder🔫 @maltyverse Creator🌐 @barrelglobal Founder🧸 @shiba_highballInstagram Handle @georgekoutsakis_Instagram Followers 37.9K Get Email Contact

21. Zachary Johnston

Bio Drinks Editor at @uproxxlifeJudge @sfwspiritscomp, @barleycorn_awards Host @bevridgeco#Whiskey#Travel#FoodInstagram Handle @ztpwhiskeyInstagram Followers 4K Get Email Contact

22. Heather Greene

Bio 🥃CEO of Provision Spirits, Home of Milam & Greene whiskeys 🥃Author, “Whiskey Distilled”🥃Keynote Speakermilamandgreenewhiskey.comInstagram Handle @thewhiskeyauthorityInstagram Followers 6.9K Get Email Contact

23. Jenna

Bio •📍ATL•⚡️ 21+ to follow•🥃 Whisky takes me places •💌 Jenna@whiskyagogirl.comInstagram Handle @whiskyagogirlInstagram Followers 17K Get Email Contact

24. Straight Up 615

Bio Cary Ann 🥃#StraightUp #WhiskeyWanderer🥃📍Nashville,TN🤠👩‍🎓Exec Bourbon Steward|CSS|Educator👩‍🏫🎙Moderator|Speaker🎤Host|Producer📽 ⌨️Writer💻#LINKINBIO👇Instagram Handle @straightup.615Instagram Followers 3.4K Get Email Contact

25. Blake Riber

Bio Bourbon and American whiskey news, reviews and commentary. Follow to stay update on all bourbon happeningInstagram Handle @bourbonrInstagram Followers 50.6K Get Email Contact

26. Eboni Major

Bio 1st African American Whiskey Blender 🥃Featured in @forbes @imbibe @nytimes Creator of Dread River Master Series & Bulleit Blenders’ Select No. 001Instagram Handle @majorinwhiskeyInstagram Followers 6.7K Get Email Contact

27. Henry

Bio Frequent Flyer 🛫 Rare Whisky Collector 🥃Fine Wine Enthusiast 🍷Duty Free Hunter🕵️Collecting to open with friends 🥂All photos are mine 📷Instagram Handle @thewhiskywalkerInstagram Followers 36.6K Get Email Contact

28. Peggy Noe Stevens

Bio Master Taster | Bourbon Hall of Fame | President of PNSA | Founder of Bourbon Women.Instagram Handle @peggynoestevensInstagram Followers 29.9K Get Email Contact

29. Heather Wibbels

Bio Creating whiskey lovers one drink at a time. Original cocktails.Author: Bourbon Is My Comfort Food Top 10 cocktails:Instagram Handle @cocktail_contessaInstagram Followers 13.4K Get Email Contact

30. Brandon

Bio Traded the beach for the Bourbon 🌴 ✈️ San Diego -> Kentucky-Brand Manager @bardstownbourbonco 🥃🥃 Judge @SFWspiritscomp📍Louisville, KYInstagram Handle @thedailydramInstagram Followers 45.9K Get Email Contact

31. Ewan Gunn - Diageo

Bio Senior Global Brand Ambassador – Diageo Luxury Scotch Whiskies18+ to follow, do not share with those under 18. Drink Responsibly. Opinions are mine.Instagram Handle @ewangunnInstagram Followers 22.9K Get Email Contact

32. John Day Edwards

Bio 🎙 🥇 4x People’s Choice Podcast Award Winner 2019-2022🎉 Keeping whiskey fun since 2016🪪 21+ to follow 👇 Click the link below for moreInstagram Handle @dadsdrinkingbourbonInstagram Followers 67K Get Email Contact

33. Christian

Bio ✝️ Saved by Grace Eph 2:8-10📸 @christianbringolfphotography 🥃 @cashbuttedistillery 🏠Ellensburg,WAInstagram Handle @denim_and_whiskeyInstagram Followers 36.4K Get Email Contact

34. Benjamin Diedrich

Bio The Single Malt Alliance Director @smwsamerica. ✉️ben@singlemaltalliance.com21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @singlemaltallianceInstagram Followers 37.1K Get Email Contact

35. Nathan Woodruff

Bio I climb mountains, live in a barn and photograph whisky for a living.📍WyomingAs seen in USA Today/ForbesCreator @whisky_nate#whiskywithaview 21+Instagram Handle @whiskywithaviewInstagram Followers 78.4K Get Email Contact

36. Axis of Whisky

Bio Musings, reviews & booze from Baldo Oakstave, Thane McDram & J.T. Rickhouse. All original pics & reviews. Support Scotch Trooper’s family👇Instagram Handle @axisofwhiskyInstagram Followers 40K Get Email Contact

37. Whisky Japan

Bio All photos my own - Japanese whisky, by an enthusiast - photos of rarities and new releases , tasting notes, bar info. Whisky Japan. London, UK.Instagram Handle @whiskyjapanInstagram Followers 12.6K Get Email Contact

38. Dennis Cronk

Bio 🥃 Finest Single Malt Scotch & Japanese 🥃 Bourbon and Rye Whiskey 🥃 Message for Promotions!🥃 Notifications 👆🏼#whiskey #singlemalt #bourbon #whiskyInstagram Handle @whiskey2goInstagram Followers 53.3K Get Email Contact

39. Nikka Whisky

Bio Official US Instagram account. From The Distilleries Founded By Masataka Taketsuru, The Father Of Japanese Whisky. US importer 👉 @hotalingandco 🇯🇵Instagram Handle @nikkawhiskyusaInstagram Followers 47K Get Email Contact

40. Jake on the Rocks

Bio 51.4% alc/vol on most days. Distilled in TX, aged in San Diego & Seattle. Currently in San Francisco. Non-chill filtered. Please enjoy me responsibly.Instagram Handle @jake.on.the.rocksInstagram Followers 27.1K Get Email Contact

41. TheWhiskeyRecord

Bio #whiskeyrecord 🇮🇪 A Real Whiskey Drinker Knows The Difference 🥃 Stunning Whiskey Glasses & Decanters 🛩 Free ShippingInstagram Handle @thewhiskeyrecordInstagram Followers 35.5K Get Email Contact

42. Islay Emissary

Bio Combining passion for whisk(e)y 🥃 with love of golf. 🏌️Cigars 💨Beer 🍻Art 🖼Antiques🏺 History of 🥃🏌️💨🍻🖼🏺Instagram Handle @islay_emissaryInstagram Followers 10.1K Get Email Contact

43. Whisky and Things

Bio 🇦🇺Sydney based lover of Whisky, Scotch and everything else Spirity. These are my pictures unless stated. Drinker. Alcoholic. 🥃🥃 #cheers!Instagram Handle @aussiewhiskyblokeInstagram Followers 773 Get Email Contact

44. Andrew Joseph

Bio An ordinary Londoner with a ‘healthy’ obsession for all things whisk(e)y. 📸 are my own unless noted otherwise Message/DM me for collabs 🥃🥃🥃Instagram Handle @londonwhiskyguyInstagram Followers 19.7K Get Email Contact

45. Christian

Bio 🥃 Whisky- Enthusiast🇩🇪📋 Whisky- Collector 💶 Whisky- Investor ✉️📸 All photos taken by meInstagram Handle @whisky_feelingInstagram Followers 10.6K Get Email Contact

46. Whiskey Amigos

Bio I’m Lucky Day!I’m Ned Nederlander!And I’m Dusty Bottoms! And together we’re… The Whiskey Amigos!Instagram Handle @whiskeyamigosInstagram Followers 7.2K Get Email Contact

47. Geoff Anderson

Bio spirit and #beer blog Legal drinking age onlyInstagram Handle @whisky_andInstagram Followers 4.5K Get Email Contact

48. Matthew Fergusson-Stewart

Bio Been called an #influencer. But I'm#Whisky lover first.#CraftspiritsSG and #Educator second.Living in #Singapore. Views are mine.Instagram Handle @son.of.whiskyInstagram Followers 24.1K Get Email Contact

49. Highest Spirits

Bio Singaporean guy who loves all things boozy. Whisky, spirits, cocktails and great bars. I write about them sometimes. Link below for latest blogs.Instagram Handle Followers 2.1K Get Email Contact

50. Henri Goossen

Bio Whiskytasting | whiskyproeverij | storyteller | whiskyteacher | Scotland | PICTURES & TEXT: @photogoossen | Handle @goossenwhiskyInstagram Followers 2.4K Get Email Contact

51. Whiskyscholar

Bio Harmless lunatic collecting and enjoying whisky, cigars & other icons of cultural heritage 🥃😬. Both bottles and pics are mine 🤘Instagram Handle @whiskyscholarInstagram Followers 8.9K Get Email Contact

52. All of My Vices

Bio Posting the best of my average life. That’s how this works, rightSoCal residentPNW nativeInstagram Handle @allofmyvicesInstagram Followers 4.9K Get Email Contact

53. Esmond

Bio Super passionate about whisky, sharing my journey here and spread the love! Welcome all (legal age) to follow! my.whisky.journal@gmail.comInstagram Handle @my.whisky.journalInstagram Followers 19.5K Get Email Contact

54. Bayou Bourbon Hunters

Bio A group of bourboneers in the Houston area, sharing pours, and having fun with #projectbottlekill.21+ to followInstagram Handle @bayou_bourbon_huntersInstagram Followers 654 Get Email Contact

55. Dr. Rob Arnold

Bio President @advanced_spiritsMaster DistillerAuthor of “The Terroir of Whiskey” @columbiauniversitypressInstagram Handle @dr.robarnoldInstagram Followers 3K Get Email Contact


Bio Leading authority on Bourbon & American Whiskey. Find us on Thirsty We host virtual tastings Handle @bourbonblogInstagram Followers 19.2K Get Email Contact

57. Courtney

Bio It’s not all that serious.I take photos and drink things.Don’t overthink it.Instagram Handle @picsandpoursInstagram Followers 11.6K Get Email Contact

58. Courtney

Bio ⁣📍Boston, MA🥃 simple cocktails (21+) ⁣🧢 #BFRB awareness ⁣⁣⁣💌⁣Instagram Handle @bourbonbitesandbeautyInstagram Followers 9.9K Get Email Contact

59. Coffee Black Whiskey Neat

Bio DanielleCoffee, beer, and all things whiskey.21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @coffeeblackwhiskeyneatInstagram Followers 30.1K Get Email Contact

60. The Whisky Snob

Bio סדנאות ויסקי בתפירה אישית - בבית הלקוחות 🥃מבקבק אינדי - Prophetessסקירות ויסקי מהאוסף האישי שלי 📷Instagram Handle @thewhisky_snobInstagram Followers 2.6K Get Email Contact

61. Jordan

Bio 🇬🇧Whisk(e)y Enthusiast & Collector🌅I Help YOU Navigate The World Of Whiskey🥃Scotch/Irish Whisk(e)y Specialist 📥Theworldofwhiskeyuk@gmail.comInstagram Handle @theworldofwhiskeyukInstagram Followers 76.3K Get Email Contact

62. Sara Johnstone

Bio American 🇺🇸 woman living in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 who loves a dram and some good whisk(e)y banter. 🔞Certificate in Scotch WhiskyBA for @malt.matesInstagram Handle @the_whisky_wenchInstagram Followers 7.7K Get Email Contact

63. The Irishman Whiskey Africa

Bio Championing Irish Single Malt. For a new generation of whiskey enthusiasts.Distribution @firebrand.africaInstagram Handle @the_irishman_whiskey_africaInstagram Followers 364 Get Email Contact

64. The Dramstarr

Bio Welcome to instadram.Whisky reviews & bargain booze.When Life is a mess, make sure your whisky is neat 🥃Follow @ttsportstarr 🤙Instagram Handle @the_dramstarrInstagram Followers 1.3K Get Email Contact

65. BourbonWomen

Bio THE organization for women who are passionate about exploring #Bourbon and the culture that surrounds it. 🥃 #bourbonwomenInstagram Handle @bourbonwomenInstagram Followers 9.6K Get Email Contact

66. Pez Reviews

Bio A self proclaimed whiskey snob that loves gaming with his kiddos. We will be trying reviewing whiskey and playing games. Be part of the fun!Instagram Handle @pezreviewsInstagram Followers 605 Get Email Contact

67. Three Chord Bourbon

Bio Join us in our expedition into Whiskey&Music! Must be 21+ to Follow/Please Sip ResponsiblyInstagram Handle @threechordbourbonInstagram Followers 22.8K Get Email Contact

68. Whiskeystraightal

Bio Disabled | Whiskey | Sarcoidosis | Food | Photography | Retired Cop | YouTuber | Awaiting Lung Transplant | 🥃 A ‘spiritual’ odyssey 🥃Instagram Handle @whiskeystraightalInstagram Followers 1.9K Get Email Contact

69. Douglas Traser

Bio Writer - whiskeyreviewer.comWhiskey Professor @whiskeyunivUSAF/Former LEODMV AreaCertified Bourbon StewardEWA Cert Scotch/Irish Whisk(e)yInstagram Handle @sir_scotchalotInstagram Followers 1.6K Get Email Contact

70. The Whiskey Boys

Bio 🥃Exploring the world of Whiskey while enjoying the Gentlemen lifestyle!Two FriendsAustin TX & New Jersey TheWhiskyBoys101@gmail.comInstagram Handle @the_whisky_boysInstagram Followers 23.3K Get Email Contact

71. Mark Kordes

Bio Just Mark Bourbon reviewer, w/ #thebourboncowboy & #senseigopher. BBQing w/#cookingwithfrankiemeatbalYouTube: Just Mark 18. Must be 21+ to follow.Instagram Handle @just.mark.18Instagram Followers 883 Get Email Contact

72. Cask To Glass

Bio Bourbon Enthusiast 🥃 Always a Student, Never a Snob 📚NYC 🗽📍Instagram Handle @cask_to_glassInstagram Followers 1.7K Get Email Contact

73. Frozen Spirits

Bio A few guys in Alaska drinking and their experiences doing so. Some comedy, some seriousness and a lot of drinking!Instagram Handle @frozenspiritsalaskaInstagram Followers 121 Get Email Contact

74. Steven Hill

Bio Steven Hill/Whiskey Aficionado🥃Curated Tastings-Private/Corporate🥃Whiskey Reviews🥃Whiskey Education🥃Whiskey Copy🥃#whiskeymovieparodies 21 followInstagram Handle @whiskeybythefireInstagram Followers 2.4K Get Email Contact

75. Liam

Bio 🥃 Whiskey reviews and musings 📍 Boston, MA🔗 Check out my website to see every review📸 All photos are my own📬 DM for collabsInstagram Handle @boston_ryeInstagram Followers 2.5K Get Email Contact

76. Darryl Holtby

Bio Ontario, 🇨🇦🥃 Custom Tasting Kits - Brand Marketing📧 Contact me to work together🚫 19+ to follow.Instagram Handle @whiskeysithInstagram Followers 3.7K Get Email Contact

77. The Whiskeypedia

Bio @amiiee.kauraLiquor ReviewsYouTuber - Content CreatorBrand Promoter 📩 thewhiskeypedia@gmail.comOnly 25+ allowed hereNo Sale Purchase ❌Instagram Handle @the_whiskey_pediaInstagram Followers 211.8K Get Email Contact

78. PoshScotch

Bio 🥃 | #whisky #scotch #reviews 📸 | #photography by me📨 | DM to collab🔞 | No <18🤝 | BA @the.whisky.baron🎙️ | Co-host @theuncutandunfilteredpodcastInstagram Handle @poshscotchInstagram Followers 15.2K Get Email Contact

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