I was playing around with flavors the other day and coffee seemed to resonate more clearly than ever. Maybe it was the recent cold snap, or perhaps it was my palate calling out for deeper (read: more intense) flavors. That’s where Death Wish Coffee comes into play. They say thatContinue Reading

Warren Bobrow is a famous marijuana enthusiast and mixologist. These are the two passions of his life, and their mix can only result in something wonderful. His favorite art of spirited drinks is now shown in a cocktail book that contains dozens of recipes. These marijuana-infused drinks impress the audienceContinue Reading

Behold the magic of raspberry shrub and cannabis simple syrup. Real shrubs are for your cocktail glass. And no, they are not the kind that take up room in your front yard. Shrubs are an almost unheard-of combination of both vinegar and preserved fruit and cane sugar syrup. During theContinue Reading

Ulysses Left on Ithaca Cocktail Excerpted from Whiskey Cocktails by Warren Bobrow Come fall, my palate is already calling out for the heat and aroma from the fireplace. There is something about wood heat that fills me with warmth for the coming cold months. I love the snap of theContinue Reading

The cocktail book category seems to grow exponentially every year, and 2016 brought readers everything from bourbon to amaro to tiki. (Photo: David_Ahn via iStock) Another year, another slew of smart, thought-provoking and entertaining cocktail books. Tomes about spirits, bar ownership, drinking cultures and more filled the shelves as bartendersContinue Reading

Very few spirits offer the diversity of rum. Rum can be served in a variety of ways. Hot, cold and at room temperature without diminishing the flavor or potency! Some of my most favorite methods of serving rum drinks during the holidays in a hand held form. A hot toddyContinue Reading

Favorite tipples from the book, Apothecary Cocktails Tipsy tinctures Give your merry-making a healthy makeover with these 10 healing drinks from Apothecary Cocktails: Restorative Drinks from Yesterday and Today. From a buttery hot toddy to a gin-and-basil tonic, these curative drinks have roots in the era when pharmacy-mixed potions were prescriptionsContinue Reading

Barrell Bourbon New Year 2017 A selection of 5, 7, 8, 9 and 13-year old Straight Bourbon Whiskey barrels  Separately distilled in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana​​ Aged in Kentucky, Tennessee and Indiana​ Crafted and bottled in Kentucky ​117.0 proof cask strength bottling​ Aged in American white oak barrels​​ FLAVOR NOTES ​NeatContinue Reading