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Making Drinks with the American Juice Company

Making Drinks with the American Juice Company

The American Juice Company wants to simplify the process of making cocktails, so they created a varied lineup of fruit blends meant to enhance your drink. The idea is to lower the barrier of entry to serious cocktails–both at home and in bars–without sacrificing the final product. To create these…read more →

Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey Review

Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey Review

Teeling Irish Whiskey dates back to 1782, when a Teeling ancestor began distilling whiskey in Dublin. And though it didn’t operate continuously since then, that’s a fine pedigree on which to hang your hat. So the brand was revived in 2011, when a couple of enterprising Teeling brothers started the…read more →

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day is more than just leprechaun’s and green beer. It’s also about whiskey. Lots of whiskey. So this year, put down that beer and pick up a good St. Patrick’s Day cocktail. Here, we’ve got three. First up: a delightful whiskey smash recipe courtesy of Yellowtail Sunset in…read more →

Hudson Valley Distillers Vodka Review

Hudson Valley Distillers Vodka Review

Hudson Valley Distillers sits on Spirits Grove Farm in Clermont, NY. Opened in April 2014, it’s a recent addition to the Hudson Valley’s craft distilling scene, which includes Tuthilltown Spirits (the makers of Hudson Whiskeys), Hillrock Estate and a handful of others. The distillery’s current product lineup includes a bourbon,…read more →

Yellow Spot Irish Whiskey Review

Yellow Spot Irish Whiskey Review

Yellow Spot Irish Whiskey is now available in the US market, which should excite fans of its sibling whiskey, Green Spot. The single pot still whiskey is matured in a combination of American bourbon, Spanish sherry and Spanish Malaga casks. And unlike the Green Spot, which doesn’t specify its age,…read more →

Sherry: It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Drink

Sherry: It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Drink

For most of the last several decades, sherry has been relegated to grandmother’s cupboards, cooking and sickly sweet cocktails. This was partially due to the influx of low price (and low-quality) sherry that dominated the US market for much of that time. But thankfully, in the last couple of years…read more →