[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hisky bars are no longer the dark, stuffy lounges they used to be. And more than just for the connoisseur, they also cater to drinkers who are just entering the world of whisky.

These are the places offering rare and unconventional bottles by the glass.

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A version of this article was originally published in The Straits Times.