If you find yourself in Dublin, Ireland, hopefully you have a little longer than 48 hours to eat, drink and see all the sights. In case you don’t though, here’s a short guide to maximize your time. If you’re anything like us, you tend to plan your trips around cool bars, cocktail experiences, distilleries and searching for quality booze. Dublin has no shortage of any of these, so don’t waste your time trying to get over jet-lag; there’s simply too much to taste and experience.Read More
One of my favorite aspects of cocktail making might sound kind of basic; but I love the process of balancing different flavors and ingredients to create something new. Just swapping out one ingredient or changing the measurements slightly can result in a completely different result. Basically, when it comes to creating cocktails the possibilities are endless… there is just always more to discover and learn. To take that even further, even the individual spirits and liqueurs used in most cocktails all have their own histories and recipes behind them. One such ingredient with a fascinating history is Amaro Lucano.Read More
Despite the popularity of butterfly pea blossom in cocktails these days, there are still a lot of people who have never seen a naturally occurring color quite like this before. There is nothing artificial or radioactive about this color… it’s all from a small blue flower.Read More
Sherry is a new world for me but I’ve been diving in and trying to learn all I can. Turns out there is a whole other door to open up: sherry cask whisk(e)y.
Michter's has always put out really great products. Price-wise, their small batch bourbon and rye are a little high to be considered a good "budget" whiskey. However, if you're looking for a step-up from your usual $25-$30 range whiskies, these are great ones to try out!Read More
This is the whiskey I personally go through the most. It's one of those "desert island" bottles. I use it for most every drink that calls for rye (or bourbon for that matter). It's bottled at 100 proof, and has that spicy-rich kick that you want from a good rye. The best part is that it's super affordable, so using it in a bunch of cocktails isn't going to be too painful on the bank account!Read More
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DEFINING FLAVORS: Fruity & SweetRead More