Just in time for autumn, an appreciation of Calvados, both for cocktails and after dinner, in the Washington Post.
Champagne Corks - before! after! and a video of how they come to be mushroom shaped! a look at cru champagne house, Gatinois.
In 2019 when you sip the Veuve Clicquot La Grand Dame ~ think of the work picking grapes to make that batch possible... see everything from the picking to the pressing...
Appleton Estate launches a new Exclusive Edition Rum available only at the Estate's Rum Tour.
A Mountain of Crushed ice.keeps mixing with mezcal.
All about cognac, from ground to grapes to barrels to bottles.
Absinthe showing off its cloudy louche at Bar Naga in Bellevue, WA
The Curious Russian cocktail recipe by Julio de Los Santos & more
One of the greatest sweet martini recipe - delicious Hanky Panky Cocktail. Awesome cocktail for autumn evenings.
Homemade orange liqueur.
Beer as food? Theobroma and Taquamari are brewed with what sounds like a recipe to an entire meal: cocoa, chili, tapioca, quinoa, basmati rice, and others.
SLOSHED! uses some extra-fresh garden produce in a San Francisco-style tequila cocktail.
Ferne Cocktail is awesome cocktail for real connoisseurs.
The Barbara West Cocktail Recipe & more photos from Beefeater 24's Boston Launch Party
We have come to the end of the road in my "making kumquat liqueur" experiment! Just don't call it a Jello-Shooter!
Cap'n n' Coke: So simple it's like stealin'. But that's what we do on International Talk Like a Pirate Day!
The Lillet Sin Cocktail: the last temptation of summer.
This week's drink, the Ultimate Bell Pepper cocktail, combines fresh bell peppers, grapefruit juice, mint and Galliano liqueur with delicious results.
Lift a glass o' Navy Grog to yer mates, this International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Yarrrr!
The Old Town Alchemy Co. delves into the history of rum ahead of Talk Like A Pirate Day.
NELSON beer recently launched a new label designed by Melbourne based fashion house Trimapee.
Mango mojito--one last taste of summer.
Photos & recipes from Kahlua Coffee Cream's Thursday Drink Night
The Asylum Cocktail, created by William Seabrook was created after he tried to go to an asylum to cure himself of alcoholism.
SD26, the new incarnation of Manhattan restaurant San Domenico, only provides computerized, hand held wine lists.
Respect the Tiki Drink!
Volga Boatman - great classical cocktail for long evening.
El Grito, created in honor of Mexican Independence Day. Que viva Happy Hour!
Dr. Bamboo is drinking as many spiced rums as he can get his grimy hands on.
White wine sangria with raspberries and pineapple.
Organic Wine that is also classified as raw and vegan from Frey Organic Vineyards.
Man (or woman) enough for this yolky reviver?
My Kumquat Liqueur makes another step towards becoming Kumquacello!
Umeshu - Japanese Plum Wine
RumDood writes up Halley's Eclipse Rum Punch, made with 3 different Mount Gay rums and created by Chris Bostick of The Varnish in LA.
The Pegu Blog ponders the Margaretha, a new cocktail with genever and bourbon.
Tiare shares her thoughts on cocktail photography.
Desert prickly pear infused tequila, and simple syrup.
Refined Vices reviews a 1951 Rum Verschnitt! A unique product that may well be the last of its kind.
Aloe on the Rocks
Kumquacello post #2- A Progress Report
Po`aha Punch did put itself in the long queue that was the result of TDN Tiki which was the one year celebration of the Thursday Drink Night.
The Aviation Cocktail, and its namesake gin, are both delicious.
My version of a Rum Punch is a great party drink. It's best made in a jug. Oranges keep it fun. But I love the way the basil & lime cuts thru the rum to give it a refreshing edge.
Robert Simonson of Off the Presses makes the "best Gibson ever"—according to some.
GIVEAWAY! (and unbox/review) ~ trying out those soapstone Whisky Stones in some delicious Balvenie 21yr Portwood... chilled but not diluted...