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Whiskey, translated from the original Gaelic, literally means “the water of life.”  While anyone who has imbibed a bit too much of the firewater might have formed an opinion about that definition, fans of the drink swear by its flavor and unadulterated power.  Whiskey connoisseurs are keenly aware of the remarkable variety of the spirit – Irish whiskey, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye Whiskey, just to name a few.  New York City boasts a wide variety of whiskeys, and even those less schooled on the drink’s nuances can learn from the experts that work these establishments.  While the city offers a bounty of bars that specialize in whiskey, here are 5 of the best places to sample a dram of your favorite elixir.  (more…)