The Podcast version of Definitive Guide to Vodka, Part 1: History. An in depth look at the history of Vodka and how it became the number one spirit in the United States.
An in depth demonstration (with pictures) on how to drink Absinthe in the traditional style Absinthe Ritual, using a fountain, a spoon, and sugar.
This is the Audio accompaniment to The Comprehensive Guide to Martinis Part 2: How to Order. Going over every aspect of the Martini.
Audio version of the History of the Martini, an exploration of how the martini began and how to evolved into the drink we know today.
With a long history, a celebrity distiller, and the power of advertising, Beefeater has everything they need to prosper in a rapidly changing market.
The Learning Part So in the Graphic below, I’ve presented something rather interesting. In red, we’ve got the nations across the globe that frequently enjoy anise (and licorice) flavored spirits of many varieties. A keen observer might notice that this includes such interesting places as literally all of Europe. This puts such spirits on the same… Continue reading The Definitive Guide to Arak and Other Anise spirits
The history of brandied fruit and how to make your own at home in a matter of minutes.
I would describe the champagne cocktail as everything that I’ve been searching for in hard cider and haven’t been able to find. It is slightly sweet, the bitters give it depth and character, it’s refreshing but not fruit-punch refreshing and the carbonation is just right. It’s what hard ciders want to be (and hopefully with the rise in craft ciders, will be soon).
Before I get into this review, I want to explain why I am so utterly lacking in Whiskey knowledge, when I know so much about other spirits… In the first bar I worked at, where I became a bartender and discovered my passion for the industry, we had: 5 vodka brands, 4 gin brands, 3… Continue reading The Art of American Whiskey – A book review
Amy Stewart’s The Drunken Botanast conveniently on sale right now for $9 on Amazon I don’t say this about many books, but this one is hands down one of the best things I have ever read. Right off the bat, let’s get this out of the way: I recommend it. If you stopped reading right now… Continue reading The Drunken Botanist- A book review