This is my apple week version of the classically sophisticated Manhattan. I use Calvados as an innovative partner to the traditional Bourbon.
SLOSHED! presents the Green Tea Toddy, a hot rum-and-tea-based tipple to thaw chilled visitors on Halloween!
The Pegu Blog finds some wonderful uses for the original liquor: Square One Botanical.
A Mountain of Crushed ice samples an unusual handcrafted cachaca..
A visit to the beautiful house of Courvoisier cognac.
How to sip tequila.
The Rocking Green Horse is entirely made of reclaimed oak wood from French wine barrels.
The Affinity Cocktail and many others in an evening of Scotch cocktails with some of NYC's top mixologists.
An incredible documentary about vodka war. VBS (Vice Magazine) focused on russia, poland, wodka and others histories about this spirit !
The "Hoots Mon," a classic Scotch cocktail you'd be remiss to dismiss.
Bols Genever launches in Oregon at Carlyle, plus the Van Houten genever cocktail.
Inspired by the colors of the fall..
Pomegranate and Orange-Blossom Vodka Punch, terrific cocktail to get the party started, perfect for a Moroccan feast!
Dr. Bamboo plows through five more spiced rums and documents his findings!
DrinkBoston discusses the resurgence of vintage cocktail books and asks bartenders which ones they love.
Sparkling Sake - Dewazakura Tobiroku.
Crisp, Dry and perfect for a kaiseki dinner
Ferran Adria's "Margarita 2005"
RumDood succumbs to vanity and posts his modified El Presidente cocktail.
Refined Vices reviews the last and the oldest of the rum triplet: Los Valientes 20 Year Old.
SLOSHED! brings you the Sleeping Giant aka Polynesian Paralysis, the second in a series of Halloween-appropriate cocktails.
The Old Town Alchemy Co. hits week 42 in its year of new cocktails with a Question.
The Medicinal: it's good for what ails you!
Modern Spirits' annual pumpkin pie vodka hits the shelves and this season's batch is supposed the be the best yet.
The sinfully delicious Halloween Martini
Classic and yet sadly obscure aperitif: The Lucien Gaudin
Juice cocktails turned into beautyful caviar pearls on parfait!
Drunk: The Definitive Drinker’s Dictionary, which contains 3,000 equally entertaining synonyms for “drunk.”
A dusty old cognac cellar is called a "paradise."
First in a series of Halloween-friendly cocktails, SLOSHED! brings you the Corpse Reviver #2.
I'm more in the M category of "Infuriator" red wine drinking... but Home Grown Farms is miles above that. Deep rasp'/blueberry color, "field blend" from California.
A Mountain of Crushed ice tries the "Brazilian kiss" - Beija Cachaca and mixes a Beija-Hibisco.
The aging of cognac is a surprisingly dynamic process, as learned on a visit to the house of Frapin.
1800 Tequila's Essential Artists launches the second series ~ 12 stunning bottles (including one from Shepard Fairey's Studio Number One) with winners from the contest that ran earlier!
Creamy limoncino. Homemade, with milk.
A better orgeat syrup and a recipe for Cthulhu Punch.
How do you make your ginger syrup?
Drink 'n' Stick - a wine with a wardrobe. The label peels away to reveal clothing stickers to dress (or not) the pinup model on the front.
Kraken Rum ~ Could this be THE coolest rum to launch? And they're giving away a free poster... Beautiful branding and packaging from Proximo as always ~ happy sunday!
Square One Botanical Vodka, Warren pears, lemon juice, rosemary, lavender simple syrup and seltzer = a great a-pear-tif
Refined Vices is back with the Ron Los Valientes 15 Year Old review, a very richly flavoured rum from Mexico.
Kahlùa Coffee Cream and Crema de Mezcal in the same glass.
"The Honeymooner" on my favorite Design*Sponge column of deliciously gorgeous drinks from Alissa and Ryan of Horne!
Sure you could use the standard steel flask, but this leather flask is way more ineresting! Handmade by Hardwick Housewares
The Scottish Isles meet the Hawaiian Islands in the classic Cameron's Kick Cocktail.
My poison; sake. Straight or mixed. Intrigued? www.SakeSocial.com
The Pegu Blog looks at Bärenjäger Honey Liqueur, the best BAIT you'll ever consume....