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Springtime is a bit of a puzzle when it comes to drinks. Depending on where you live, temps may already be hitting 80 to 90 … Read More
Even people who have never been to Italy usually have heard of Limoncello.
Its sweet, tangy flavor and velvety texture — especially when served straight from the freezer — is … Read More
Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock.com Instead of waiting until the last minute to pull together Easter brunch or supper, start planning today. First on the list — cocktails.
Holidays like … Read More
Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock.com Before vodka muscled its way into the bar scene – we’re talking 1950s, Moscow Mules, James Bond martinis – gin was king.
In fact, flashback to … Read More
Name: Justin Simmons Hometown: Dayton, Ohio Nationality: American Birthday: September 1, 1986 Sign: Virgo Where You Bartend: Salar Restaurant and Lounge How Many Years Bartending: 5 Favorite Cocktail: Vieux Carre … Read More
Condiment Cocktails on the Rise
In the past, cocktails relied on elements like citrus or fruits, vermouths or amaros. Now, bartenders are looking beyond the back bar and into the … Read More
Cocktail Shakers for Every Mood
A good shaker is essential to any bar, and any cocktail connoisseur knows that a shaker can make or break a drink. Different styles of … Read More
Every spirits category has a boom period and whisk(e)y is no different. Over the last several years, it has exhibited a resurgence in popularity that has left some consumers literally … Read More
When traveling there are often drinks that can only be found in certain regions, or at least had their origins there.
For instance, most people know the potent Hurricane as … Read More
Cream liqueur, by definition, is a liqueur that includes dairy cream and some type of flavorful liquor among its ingredients.
(In contrast, liqueurs with names that begin with “Crème de” … Read More
Photo Courtesy of Saskla Heijltjes Ditch the Hagus and Go Sweet
Many people still feel that the only pairing that should be attempted with dessert is wine. The idea of … Read More
Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock.com Using Homemade Jams in Cocktails
For bartender Karen Grill, what started as cooking jams for friends evolved into making jam for cocktails. As Beverage Program Director … Read More
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