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Sparkling Cocktails for New Year’s Eve

Sparkling Cocktails for New Year’s Eve

As the ball drops, countdowns begin and people start angling for their first kiss of 2015, do you really want to be drinking warm Champagne from a plastic cup? If your answer is yes, well, you’re probably a lot of fun. Enjoy yourself out there. But if you’re looking to…read more →

Spike Your Holiday Cocktails with Branca Menta

Spike Your Holiday Cocktails with Branca Menta

Fernet Branca gets a lot of attention in the craft cocktail scene, especially among bartenders. Less known is its sweeter, mintier brother–Branca Menta. Made with Fernet Branca as its base, Branca Menta retains that herbal character, but brings an added dimension of bright spearmint and menthol sweetness that works particularly…read more →

Parce 8 Year Old Rum Review

Parce 8 Year Old Rum Review

Parce is a new rum brand that’s produced in Colombia by a father-son distilling duo. Parce currently offers two expressions–an 8 year old rum and a 12 year old rum. Both are distilled from three different sugarcane varieties and then aged in charred oak barrels that previously held bourbon, an…read more →

Amarula Cream Liqueur Review

Amarula Cream Liqueur Review

We’re sitting here with a bottle of Amarula Cream. It’s the second largest selling cream liqueur in the world, behind only Bailey’s, yet it’s not a common sight behind American bars. That might change though, as the brand looks to push stateside awareness of this interesting product, which unlike most…read more →

Old Forester 1870 Original Batch Bourbon Review

Old Forester 1870 Original Batch Bourbon Review

Last month Old Forester announced the launch of their new Whiskey Row series, a lineup of whiskeys that highlight the brand’s significant milestones and production innovations over the course of its history. The initial release is called 1870 Original Batch, and it commemorates the year Old Forester introduced the first…read more →

Seven Stills Kickstarts a Bitters Line

Seven Stills Kickstarts a Bitters Line

Dozens of new cocktail bitters have launched in the last few years, but one San Francisco duo is proving that there’s room for more. Tim Obert and Clint Potter from The Seven Stills of SF distillery are branching out into bitters, using the power of Kickstarter to fund the enterprise.…read more →