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4 Whisk(e)y Books to Get Now
4 years ago

4 Whisk(e)y Books to Get Now

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 …
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Indulge in Creamy Cocktails
4 years ago

Indulge in Creamy Cocktails

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” …
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Scotch with Dessert?
4 years ago

Scotch with Dessert?

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 …
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Jam Session
4 years ago

Jam Session

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 …
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The 12 Best Distillery Visits in Scotland
4 years ago

The 12 Best Distillery Visits in Scotland

Scotland is world famous for both its golf courses and for its whisky distilleries. But where do you begin? Well, just as a golfer will prefer to play a beautiful …
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Calvados: The Apple of a Bartender’s Eye
4 years ago

Calvados: The Apple of a Bartender’s Eye

Calvados might have a name fitting a bullfighter or some Las Vegas show featuring trained horses, but it’s safe to say it tastes infinitely better than either of those. Photo …
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Milwaukee Distilling Revival
4 years ago

Milwaukee Distilling Revival

The Brew City’s Spirited Rebirth

Milwaukee is a city built on barley and hops. Points on the map — from Miller Valley to Pabst Village – wear the names of …
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Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?
4 years ago

Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?

In 1825, British soldiers stationed in India were prone to malaria, a merciless disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

As quinine was known to be a preventive measure against the disease, the …
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Toronto’s Whisky Heritage
4 years ago

Toronto’s Whisky Heritage

Photo Courtesy of Lissandra Melo / Shutterstock.com Keeping History Alive

Whisky has never been as popular as it is today. Around the world, from Japan to Europe to our Northern …
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The Drinking of the Green
4 years ago

The Drinking of the Green

Green Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

Ever wonder where the tradition of wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day came from? The apocryphal tale is that green makes one invisible to …
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Desserts a Leprechaun Would Love
4 years ago

Desserts a Leprechaun Would Love

Boozy Sweets for St. Patrick’s Day

For a lot of people, certain holidays are not just an excuse to drink, but an excuse to drink more. Blame it on the …
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All Hail, Kale!
4 years ago

All Hail, Kale!

Green Up Your Cocktails

Mixologists have been getting creative with ingredients and adding Superfoods (foods rich in nutrients beneficial to one’s health) to their cocktails. While nutritionists are quick to …
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