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Vodka Made from San Francisco Fog

Vodka Made from San Francisco Fog

If this news came out at the beginning of April, we’d assume it were an April Fool’s joke. But this is very real. California distillery, Hangar 1, has just released a vodka called Fog Point that is distilled from actual fog. To create the stuff, Hangar 1 installed mesh fog…read more →

Memorial Day Cocktail Recipes

Memorial Day Cocktail Recipes

Hey, three day weekend. There’s something to celebrate. And like most occasions, Memorial Day calls for cocktails. But with the weather getting warmer, patios beckoning and hopefully a barbecue on the agenda, you’re going to need something refreshing. Maybe with a little fruit or some fresh-pressed juice. So to that…read more →

Laphroaig Lore Whisky Review

Laphroaig Lore Whisky Review

Laphroaig makes rich, full-flavored whiskies that envelop the drinker in a sea of peat smoke. There’s no arguing that fact. So when the brand unleashes a new offering they’re calling their “richest single malt whisky expression ever,” well, you should probably take note. Laphroaig Lore is drawn from a selection…read more →

Ardbeg Dark Cove Whisky Review

Ardbeg Dark Cove Whisky Review

Say the word “Ardbeg” aloud and a phantom taste will visit the palate of everyone within earshot: specifically, a heavy, intense Islay peat. Ardbeg’s latest offering, Ardbeg Dark Cove, clearly isn’t apologizing for peat. In fact, it’s looking to dial things up to 11. The limited edition release (just 1100…read more →

WhistlePig 15 Year Rye Whiskey Review

WhistlePig 15 Year Rye Whiskey Review

A few months back, we attended an informal meetup with WhistlePig Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, and somewhere between glasses of whisky, pitchers of beer and some seriously good hot dogs, he mentioned that WhistlePig had a 15 year old expression in the works, which would be the oldest release to…read more →

Thirst Boston Returns May 20-23

Thirst Boston Returns May 20-23

The spring showers may have dissipated, but Boston’s wettest weekend is still looming. Thirst Boston, a four-day festival dedicated to all things distilled, shaken and stirred returns to its namesake city on May 20-23, and for the first time Cocktail Enthusiast will be attending. Its dozens of seminars and classes…read more →

BET Vodka Review

BET Vodka Review

BĒT Vodka is a new spirit out of Minnesota that’s doing things differently. Rather than your typical vodka distillates like wheat, potatoes or corn, BĒT (pronounced “beet”) is crafting their new vodka from local sugar beets. Founded by a couple friends from the Twin Cities, the company is utilizing one…read more →

Woody Creek Colorado Straight Rye Whiskey Review

Woody Creek Colorado Straight Rye Whiskey Review

Woody Creek Distillers is the hardworking operation out of Colorado that’s producing a very solid gin, a couple vodkas and this here rye whiskey. Woody Creek Rye is composed of 100% Colorado rye and is mashed, distilled, aged and blended at the company’s Basalt, CO distillery. It is aged in…read more →

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Tequila Cocktails

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with These Tequila Cocktails

May 5. Cinco de Mayo. The time when we all come together to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla… by drinking tequila, eating guacamole and wearing large hats. So to that end–or the tequila part, at least–here are a handful of Cinco de…read more →

Boulard Calvados Pays d’Auge VSOP Review

Boulard Calvados Pays d’Auge VSOP Review

Boulard is one of the legacy producers of Calvados, distilling from cider in the Normandy region of France since 1825. The Boulard Calvados Pays d’Auge VSOP, one notch up from their entry level, is a blend of brandies–each aged for a minimum of four years. Unlike almost every other brown…read more →