Cocktail mixology is having a surge in popularity. When it comes to stocking your home bar there are most definitely some essentials you shouldn’t be without in order to make your favorite cocktails. Whiskey is a surprisingly versatile liquor to keep on hand and is the foundation for many popular cocktails. From the Kentucky bourbon whiskeys to the Old World Scottish single malts, there are so many options from which to choose. If you’re overwhelmed picking the perfect whiskeys to stock your home bar, look no further. These are our favorite picks from five different types of whiskeys that will fit any taste and budget.