With an educational tour featuring spirits and history, the Wigle Whiskey distillery on Smallman in The Strip District is a must. If your GPS takes you to their Barrelhouse aging location on the Northside (closed in winter), reroute to the mothership or visit both locations in warmer weather. Tours, which require a reservation and $25, include a craft cocktail ($7-$10 value) and simple sips of five whiskeys. With dramatic intonation and exaggerated gestures our guide Kate transfixed our attention on the Whiskey Rebellion – the first taxation of an American product and the men who protested it including distillery namesake Phillip Wigle. The entertainment and education factors about this 18th century protest of Pittsburgh origin are priceless. Oh, and the spirits are worthy too.…