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4 Cocktail Cherries to Try Right Now
4 years ago

4 Cocktail Cherries to Try Right Now

When it comes to the ingredients in your cocktails, are you paying enough attention to the garnish?

Among the most popular and traditional are maraschino cherries, seen in everything from …
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Drink in the Footsteps of Hemingway, Dickens, and Kerouac
4 years ago

Drink in the Footsteps of Hemingway, Dickens, and Kerouac

The World’s Best Literary Bars

Writers and bars go together like gin and tonic, and there must be at least 5,000 bars around the world boasting that ‘Hemingway Drank Here.’ …
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Colorado’s Cocktail King: Sean Kenyon
4 years ago

Colorado’s Cocktail King: Sean Kenyon

Talk to distillers and bartenders in and around Denver, and the neighboring city of Boulder (which has five distilleries and 20 breweries for 100,000 people), and the same name keeps …
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5 “Bad” ’70s Cocktails Grow Up
4 years ago

5 “Bad” ’70s Cocktails Grow Up

Jeremy Allen of MiniBar in LA had a dream.

He wanted to help drinks of the pre-cocktail revival era prove that they were better than just their sometimes syrup-y, generally …
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A Drinking Guide to Asheville, North Carolina (the Portland, Oregon of the South)
4 years ago

A Drinking Guide to Asheville, North Carolina (the Portland, Oregon of the South)

Known as the Portland, Oregon of the south, Asheville has a massive artisanal food and drink scene.

But, don’t take my word for it. For a town of only 80,000, …
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7 Instagram Accounts to Make You Thirsty
4 years ago

7 Instagram Accounts to Make You Thirsty

They say you drink with your eyes first, so Instagram is the perfect place to make you thirsty.

  While its beginnings were rather like a virtual fridge where you …
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5 Classic Rum Cocktails Reinvented
4 years ago

5 Classic Rum Cocktails Reinvented

Everything old is new again. In the cocktail world, this adage shines through every day.

Instead of looking back, bartenders look forward, taking traditional recipes and making them their own. …
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Mexico’s “Tequila Trail” – A How-to Guide for Visiting Tequila Country
4 years ago

Mexico’s “Tequila Trail” – A How-to Guide for Visiting Tequila Country

Like France’s cognac region or Kentucky’s bourbon route, Mexico also has its own ‘spirited’ area to discover the heritage, heart, and hard work behind the art of tequila-making.

La Ruta …
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10 U.S. Distilleries with Distinctive History
4 years ago

10 U.S. Distilleries with Distinctive History

What is the oldest distillery in the United States? Well, there are several contenders depending how you measure it.

Buffalo Trace claims to be the oldest continuously-operating distillery in the …
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6 Sweet Boozy Treats for Summer
4 years ago

6 Sweet Boozy Treats for Summer

There are so many quintessential flavors of summer that it’s sometimes hard to choose a favorite.

S’mores, watermelon, pina colada, ice cream floats, and popsicles. All of these delicious tastes …
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Got Milk… Cocktails? Who Said Milk was Just for Breakfast?
4 years ago

Got Milk… Cocktails? Who Said Milk was Just for Breakfast?

2015 has seen many cocktail trends. Spicy cocktails, healthy cocktails, tea cocktails.

One of the more intriguing has been the advent of milk based cocktails. It kind of goes hand …
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Smoked Cocktails — Playing With Fire is Serious Fun
4 years ago

Smoked Cocktails — Playing With Fire is Serious Fun

Smoke isn’t just for peaty scotch or mezcal any more.

Boundary-pushing bartenders from around the world are using unique techniques to imbue their creations with smoke. In the past, the …
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