Selvarey Rum introduces Selvarey White and Selvarey Cacao Hailing from the jungles of Panama, Selvarey Rum is based in Los Angeles and co-founded by brothers Marc and Seth Gold, and Robert Herzig. Selvarey’s rums are distilled in the province of Herrera in copper column stills that date back to 1922. Master Blender Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez, a 35-year veteran of Havana Club rums, the former Cuban Minister of Rum, and a resident of Panama, collaborated with Selvarey to create the recipes for both spirits, and is involved throughout the production process, from planting and harvesting the sugar cane to aging...
Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend Spiced Rum This limited-time offering was inspired by Captain Henry Morgan’s victorious raid on the Spanish in 1671, where he lost his beloved flagship, The Satisfaction. Made with St. Croix rum and finished through Spanish Oak, the blend contains elements derived from the type of barrels that were believed to have been on board The Satisfaction. At 70 proof (35% ABV), Captain Morgan 1671 Commemorative Blend is packaged in a unique jug designed in a nod to the 17th century and will be available nationally beginning in May 2014 for a suggested retail price of...
Berentzen Bushel & Barrel is the result of blending bourbon and Berentzen's apple liqueur. Berentzen Apple Liqueur is made from apple bushels and the grain that has been the Berentzen spirit standard for centuries.
Saveur magazine has an insert in the June/July issue that is a mini-magazine called Drink. I wrote a handful of stories for it, including this one on ginger beer and its many uses.
April 2010: In the malting process at Bowmore, barley is allowed to barely germinate then it is dried with peat-fueled hot air to stop it. Now it's ready for fermentation. Read about the visit here.
Five $50 OpenTable gift cards will be awarded each week from now to August 31, 2014 to the users with the most likes on their Cointreau photo.
Tales of the Cocktail announced the top 10 finalists in all categories for the 2014 Spirited Awards. Both this website and Camper English have made the list.
The April issue of Drinks International magazine, which I just received in the mail, contains a series of articles about trends at the World's 50 Best Bars. I wrote the one about ice, which should come as a surprise to nobody at this point.