Category: spirits

Norwegian Wood

The first good sign of a decent cocktail bar is that they are using fresh ingredients. We’re not talking about lemon twists or lime wedges—we mean that they squeeze their

Suffering Bastard

As the summer fades, here’s a wonderful cocktail to help you hang on to just a little more fun in the sun. It’s usually regarded as a Tiki drink which

How to make Falernum

So, maybe you never made the tonic, or perhaps limoncello isn’t your thing. Did you at least make simple syrup? Here’s a recipe for something that’s really easy. It’s a

Aviation

We have been waiting all year to post this cocktail because we wanted to do so at an appropriate time. We thought about wating until the Wright brothers’ anniversary of

Bacon Infused Bourbon

Every once in a while something that sounds crazy in a cocktail actually works, if you are open to the idea. One such concept is Bacon Infused Bourbon. It’s seems

Gin Red Basil Smash

We simply couldn’t let the summer slip by without featuring our favorite summer drink, the Gin Basil Smash, but this time with a twist. We mentioned this drink last year,

Spirit tasting and fan clubs

We would hardly call ourselves wine experts, and yet we probably know enough to navigate a decent wine list. More important is getting to the point of knowing the flavors

Maker’s 46

It’s only been two weeks since Maker’s Mark wax-dipped their first bottle of Maker’s 46 and started sending boxes across the world. Last week, a shipment arrived in Minnesota and

Blood and Sand

You just don’t find many cocktails made with Scotch whisky. Perhaps it’s hard to produce combinations that work well together considering the prominent flavors that are typical of any good

The Pimm’s Cup

With everything going on lately related to the World Cup, there’s a completely different Cup that gets pretty popular this time of the year. Take your mind away from soccer

Make Rhubarb-Infused Vodka

Last year we infused some vodka with rhubarb and it turned out so good that it was gone too quickly. In fact, this was the fastest we went through an