Tag: whiskey

Paper Airplane

This week we had originally intended to write about the Aviation cocktail, but the Aviation is a drink so good that we were able to find an excuse to feature

Ward 8

Locke-Ober is the third oldest restaurant in Boston and the birthplace of our Drink of the Week. Supposedly invented in 1898 to honor one Martin M. Lomasney for winning the

Twelve Mile Limit

This weekend is Repeal Day, the anniversary of the 21st Amendment to the US Constitution which ended Prohibition. Since the day is not quite upon us, we thought we would

Boulevardier

A few weeks ago, someone mentioned the Boulevardier cocktail in a comment. It’s a drink that we first read about in Ted Haigh’s Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails, and one

Templeton Rye, The Good Stuff

It’s Whiskey It may seem like a broad category with all of the different styles made throughout the world, but once you understand the basic steps of production, whiskey isn’t

Saratoga

It’s getting cooler now with October behind us, and once we set our clocks back, darkness will descend before the cocktail hour. For many, that’s a sign that winter is

STEP to the Dot to the HEN

Imagine our delight to find out that our brother-in-law enjoys the exact same vodka martini that we do: Ketel One with a twist. It’s so simple that when we thought

Port Light

We had some fun here at Summit Sips with the last post for Talk Like a Pirate Day. We hope you all gave that one a try, or at least

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

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

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