California distilleries will soon be allowed to sell bottles of spirits as well as serve cocktails on-site. Here are what some distilleries are planning to do when the law goes into effect on January 1.
Maker's Mark rotates their barrels in the warehouse to make a consistent flavored whiskey. So how are they offering a buy-your-own-barrel program?
With lemons selling for a dollar apiece right now, I went looking for alternatives. Here is what I found.
This gin palace, opening soon, offers 115 cocktails, 6 gin flights, and a ton of personality. I tried 17 of the drinks.
Fall Drink Books: Cocktails of Cuba, Hollywood, Hemingway; Scratch and Sniff Whiskey; Famous Bar Drinks, and More
So, so many drink books are coming out this fall. Here are the latest covering everything from Hollywood to Cuba to Manhattan to Paris; a photo book on bourbon and a scratch and sniff guide to the same; Prohibition liquor and two books on cocktails of the silver screen.
The regular New Booze feature might better be called New Whiskey, as it seems 80% of new spirits products released are scotch and bourbon. Today we have 15 of those, plus liqueurs, vodka, gin, cognac, and Spanish brandies.
In a recent article for Departures.com, I wrote about some new travel retail (duty-free to you and me) exclusive whiskies that launched this year.