Let’s get one thing straight: There is never a bad time to drink whisk(e)y. But this time of year—as fireplaces crackle and snow drifts down from the sky and out-of-town relatives descend upon your home like a swarm of freeloading locusts—well, it just seems as if a good dram or three is not just a season-appropriate treat; it’s also a medical necessity. With so many to choose from, however, selecting the right bottles can be a challenge. Here, then, are five of our favorites. It’s a selection in a range of styles and prices, but with one very important aspect in common: They are all seriously delicious.