Recommended Interesting Articles

Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

Yard Sale

In ski jargon, a “yard sale” is when you wipe out on the mountain and your stuff (poles, skis, goggles) goes everywhere. “What I want after skiing all day is something that goes straight to the face,” says Stephen Gill, the bar manager at Horn & Cantle Saloon at Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, Mont.
Read More
Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

Is Big Whiskey Afraid of the Craft Spirits Movement?

Michter’s Distillery stood bundled in a tailored black wool coat, ready to cut a ceremonial swath of red ribbon in front of the brand’s new distillery and visitors center in downtown Louisville, Ky. The once-crumbling circa-1890 building had been abandoned for more than 30 years. But on this day, with its stately turret like an exclamation point on the success of the city’s Whiskey Row, it teemed with triumph, not just for Magliocco’s Michter’s but for the great comeback of American whiskey in general.
Read More
Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

8 Brandy Cocktails to Make in 5 Minutes or Less

Brandy: Where would the drinking world be without it? (Nowhere anyone would want to be, that’s for sure.)While the always popular cognac is a type of grape brandy that must be made in Cognac, France, brandy itself is a versatile category of spirits distilled from fermented fruit mash. Common fruits include apples, pears and apricots, to name a few, and brandy can be produced anywhere.
Read More
Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

London's Favorite Lemon Gin Is Coming to America

With so many questionable bottles of mango rum and cupcake vodka on the market, it’s easy to be dismissive of flavored spirits. But gin might be an exception. In a way, the botanical-steeped spirit is already flavored to begin with.Three years ago, London distillery Sipsmith introduced its Lemon Drizzle gin to the Sipsmith Sipping Society, a membership program sending the distillery’s more esoteric experiments out to fans several times a year.
Read More
Cocktail Recipes, Spirits, and Local Bars

Greenpoint

As hip as the Brooklyn neighborhood for which it& 39;s named, the Greenpoint is variation on the Brooklyn, which was spawned from a classic Manhattan. Created at NYC’s legendary Milk & Honey, it was named after the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn and the greenish hue of the Chartreuse used to make it.
Read More