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Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky Review

Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky Review

Nikka Coffey Malt is not just a poorly translated spelling of “coffee.” (It’s a common question–you’d be surprised.) Instead, it refers to Aeneas Coffey, whose 1930s continuous-still design significantly impacted distilling, and whose eponymous work can be found at Nikka Whisky Company’s Miyagikyo distillery in Sendai, Japan. Nikka Coffey Malt…read more →

Father’s Day Cocktails for Dear Old Dad

Father’s Day Cocktails for Dear Old Dad

Father’s Day is coming up, and if you haven’t found the perfect gift yet, don’t worry. Because it was right under your nose the whole time. Now, sure, you could give Dad another tie or a last-minute coffee mug procured from the nearest CVS. But he deserves better. So instead,…read more →

Syndicate 58/6 Blended Scotch Whisky Review

Syndicate 58/6 Blended Scotch Whisky Review

Syndicate 58/6 sounds more like the name of a secret society than a whisky. Turns out, it’s both. The name refers to both an exclusive English club of scotch enthusiasts that draws members of Parliament, and a blended scotch whisky founded in 1966. Today we’ll be focusing on the latter.…read more →

Makar Glasgow Gin Review

Makar Glasgow Gin Review

Scotland. It’s not just for scotch anymore. This message comes courtesy of The Glasgow Distillery Co., the folks responsible for Makar Glasgow Gin. Makar, which is the Scots word for “poet,” has the distinction of being the first gin ever made in its namesake city and is distilled in a…read more →

12 California Distilleries to Watch

12 California Distilleries to Watch

If you’re a fan of craft spirits, it’s been hard to miss the industry’s explosive growth in recent years. Much like the craft brewing scene two decades ago, small-batch distilleries have been popping up all over the country in unprecedented numbers. Driven by increasingly accessible education and resources, as well…read more →

Cold Brew Coffee Negroni

Cold Brew Coffee Negroni

This continues Negroni Week, an annual celebration presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari that champions this great cocktail while raising money for charitable causes around the world. We’ll be participating with a week of Negroni coverage. Cold brew coffee is one of our favorite things. Liquor is another. So combining…read more →

Negroni Bianco Recipe

Negroni Bianco Recipe

Naren Young’s West Village bar and restaurant, Dante, serves up 12 varieties of the Negroni–from the classic three-part recipe to less-classic but still recognizable riffs on the original. One of our favorites is the Negroni Bianco. It skips Campari entirely, instead opting for two white vermouths and Quinquina… read more →

Wildhawk’s Breakfast Negroni Recipe

Wildhawk’s Breakfast Negroni Recipe

Wildhawk is a new San Francisco bar from Jacques Bezuidenhout and Ken Luciano–the guys behind establishments like Forgery and Verso. And it’s Wildhawk we’re turning to today for a Negroni Week special–one that will add a little gin to your mornings… read more →

Red Light Negroni

Red Light Negroni

All over the country, bars and restaurants are serving up Negronis–both classic and not-classic. One of the latter is the Red Light Negroni, which is composed of equal parts Bols Genever, Campari and sweet vermouth. And, as you can see, it’s served inside a hollowed out light bulb… read more →

I Dare You to Ruin My Negroni

I Dare You to Ruin My Negroni

Today kicks off Negroni Week, an annual celebration presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari that champions this great cocktail while raising money for charitable causes around the world. We’ll be participating with a week of Negroni coverage. When does a Negroni cease to be a Negroni? That’s a question I…read more →