A look at the new spirits products hitting the market.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
They say that robots are coming for our jobs. It's true in the booze world too, if your job is a journalist or a brand ambassador.
A drink-through of the new tasting menu at the rum pop-up inside a bar inside a bar.
Vinegar drinks: Shrubs, switchels, and oxymel. What's the difference and how do you use them?
Several years ago I visited the Deanston and Bunnahabhain scotch whisky distilleries. Click on those words to read about the visits. At the time I was there I was really obsessed with the effects of water in distilled spirits (not that I'm over it), so I followed up with some super specific questions about the pH and TDS of the water sources. I never ended up putting up a blog post about it but now it's about time. Note that the Highland and Islay distilleries have slightly basic water (above 7.0), while the Island of Mull distillery water is slightly...
Testing the fino sherry-soda cocktail The Rebujito with 11 different lemon-lime sodas.
A lovely trip to The Glenlivet distillery in Scotland.
I surveyed a bunch of bartenders on their top choices for non-alcoholic beers. There were clear winners - and one clear loser.