Category: spirits

Scotch, a holiday tradition

When we think of tradition, it’s usually related to the holiday season. We suspect for most people, the traditions they follow get passed along year after year from family. We

Buying Spirits on a Budget. Rum?

These days, not many people can justify spending $100 on a bottle of wine, and for most of us, even $20 is enough to feel pretty uncomfortable. The same goes

Homemade Cranberry Liqueur, Part 1

Well, it’s that time of the year when apples start to replace the tomatoes at farmer’s market. Last weekend, a vendor was selling bags of fresh cranberries, so we decided

Lavender Lemon Drop Cocktail

The Lemon Drop cocktail is actually quite new when you compare it to the age of some of the classics. Its invention is attributed to Henry Africa’s in San Francisco which

Make Red Currant Infused Vodka

A couple of weeks ago, while strolling through the local grocery store a few blocks away, we decided to take a quick look at the fresh berries. Nestled between some

All Of This Basil

One thing we look forward to every spring is our own fresh herbs. We can’t wait to get mint planted, rosemary, thyme, basil and the rest. But by the time

Hard Cider can be easy to drink

We are just going to come right out and say it: at Summit Sips, we are not apple experts. Not by a long shot. Of course, this refers to the

Infusion confusion? Not at all!

One of the easiest and most rewarding techniques to personalize your liquor cabinet is to do an infusion. Unless you have been living in a dry county for the past