The magazine's description of the bar keeps it appropriately simple: "Hole-in-the-wall Scotch bar with 120 single malts." A Lagavulin, neat ($15), is recommended by the publication.
Alicia Horn and her late husband John opened the bar at 1712 Aliceanna St. roughly 30 years ago. They once served food, but scotch has been the main priority for years. (Light fare is still served during happy hour and special events.)
Birds of a Feather caters to the regular whiskey fan, not the big spenders looking for esoteric liquors.
"I think they're nice scotches, but why would I carry something that people can't afford to drink?" Alicia Horn told Sam Sessa in 2007.
Through its print edition and website, the Birmingham, Ala.-based Southern Living brand reaches more than 16 million consumers each month, according to a press release.