Take a sip of life on the high seas with Handcrafted Below Deck Spiced Rum

What was life like below deck on the high seas? Portland’s Eastside Distilling is giving us a delicious taste with their latest small-batch release. Below Deck Small Batch Spiced Rum teases your palate with a gently aged blend of whole exotic spices, made right here in the Pacific Northwest. For quite some time now, handcrafted Below Deck Spiced Rum was originally available only in the tasting room at … Continue reading Take a sip of life on the high seas with Handcrafted Below Deck Spiced Rum

Absinthe of ‘Alice’

Bernard Black (proprietor of Black Books) referred to it as ‘the drink that makes you want to kill yourself.’ Oscar Wilde claimed, ‘After the first glass of absinthe you see things as you wish they were…’, by which he may or may not have meant, ‘that women had penises’, and when he wrote that the liquor was anise-flavored, he did not mistakenly spell it ‘anus’. Johnny… Continue reading Absinthe of ‘Alice’

Villa Massa Limoncello from Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is famous for the production of limoncello, a digestif made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar. Limoncello of Sorrento is one of the typical products of the local culture. Tradition has it that, in the early twentieth century, the great families of Sorrento never failed to offer their guests a taste of Limoncello, the liqueur produced at home using the finest lemons from the family lemon … Continue reading Villa Massa Limoncello from Sorrento, Italy

Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey Now Available in Arizona

Garrison Brothers Distillery™, Texas’ first legal whiskey distillery, is pleased to announce that Arizona will be the first state beyond Texas for distribution of its highly acclaimed straight bourbon whiskey. The distillery will release 1,200 bottles of straight bourbon whiskey to stores, bars, country clubs, hotels, resorts and restaurants throughout Arizona as part of its partnership with Young’s Market Company. The first straight bourbon whiskey … Continue reading Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey Now Available in Arizona

Spectacular Grey Goose pop-up boulangerie in the West Village

Early one summer morning in 1996, Sidney Frank, CEO of the Sidney Frank Importing Co., came up with the perfect name for his vodka.  What he did not have was a facility, or product. In its first year of production, GREY GOOSE® was hailed as “The World’s Best Tasting Vodka” by the Chicago Beverage Testing Institute and was also awarded a Platinum medal at the World Spirits … Continue reading Spectacular Grey Goose pop-up boulangerie in the West Village