Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Everyone! As we're sure that many of you are on the mend today form last night's festivities, if brunch is the only thing that gets you out of the house today, we still salute you! Speaking of brunch, January 1st is also appropriately reserved for National Bloody Marry Day!

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Elements of Shochu

Elements of Shochu

Terroir has become a popular tasting note mostly while drinking wine. Who could blame anyone? It’s a beautiful French word that simply means “earth and soil”. We know it’s really much more than that. Terroir is the way that the elements of a specific environment make up the components of the soil. Through eating and drinking (especially wine) the products of this labor, we can sense those components of the earth and taste how the fruit developed. Think about the aspects of terroir while we talk about shochu. But first, what is shochu?

[Source: Flaviar]

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Trend Alert: Low ABV Cocktails

Trend Alert: Low ABV Cocktails

The world is a’changing, folks. How we socialize, how we work, and yes, even how we drink. Thanks to things like the internet and the millennial self-care craze, “treat yo self” has taken on a more wholesome and health-conscious meaning in recent years. 

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Brandy, You’re a Fine Spirit

Brandy, You’re a Fine Spirit

What is Brandy?! This is a question I get a lot when at the bar I work. As I begin writing this, I can’t help to think about the song “Brandy” by Looking Glass that was released in 1972 and hit number 1 on the Billboard charts.

 
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Going Pink with Beefeater's New Strawberry Gin for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Going Pink with Beefeater's New Strawberry Gin for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is in full swing, ladies and gentlemen - which means fall fun, Halloween frights, and in our world, some boozy tricks and treats. Another way that October is near and dear to our hearts is that its National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

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TEQUILA, MEZCAL, & SOTOL

TEQUILA, MEZCAL, & SOTOL

Mezcal is one of those topics that most people don’t know much about. However, after trying a few styles and talking with a bartender for 10 minutes, one might have built up enough liquid courage to believe themselves an expert. 

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CRAFTING QUALITY TEQUILA

CRAFTING QUALITY TEQUILA

Unlike most boys who grow up in Jalisco, Mexico, Miguel had no desire to move to a big city. He was proud of the simple life his father  had made for his family harvesting agave and was eager to learn the age old craft that had been passed down  from generation to generation.

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