Two things I hadn't heard of before: barrel-aging maple syrup, and flavoring maple syrup with liquor. At Chicago's The Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel, they're doing both of those things at the same time.
My annual list of most all of the cocktails and spirits books that have been released. This year we see tons of whiskey books again, and a whole segment of bar-specific cocktail books and a new category of narrative cocktail history.
New Booze for December 2015: Bluetooth Vodka, Aged Gin, Double and Triple Barreled Spirits, and more!
While you were luxuriating over Thanksgiving week, I was hard at work putting all this New Booze into my mouth. Here is information on some new releases hitting the market.