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Vivacity Turkish Coffee Liqueur Review

Vivacity Turkish Coffee Liqueur Review

Leave it to the Pacific Northwest to roll out a Turkish coffee liqueur. The bottle in question (pictured at left) comes from Oregon’s Vivacity Spirits, which touts itself as one of the few female-owned distilleries in the nation. First, a shout-out to the branding. The label features a vintage-looking Istanbul…read more →

Coffee Cocktails to Kick-Start 2017

Coffee Cocktails to Kick-Start 2017

If your year’s gotten off to a sluggish start, you might need a pick-me-up in the form of a coffee cocktail. Such drinks combine the best of both worlds, provided you appreciate the worlds of caffeine and liquor. And we’re confident you do. So below, we’ve got three coffee cocktail…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 →

Black Hole Sun, a Merger of Bourbon and Cold Brew Coffee

Black Hole Sun, a Merger of Bourbon and Cold Brew Coffee

This continues our series on breakfast drinks, where we highlight those cocktails that fortify our mornings with the gin, whiskey and resolve we need to keep going. Today, an old fashioned gets the coffee treatment. I like cold brew coffee. I usually make it at home, but when I’m out…read more →

Start Your Day with the Siberian Summer

Start Your Day with the Siberian Summer

This continues our series on breakfast drinks, where we highlight those cocktails that fortify our mornings with the gin, whiskey and resolve we need to keep going. Next up: this vodka-spiked coffee concoction to start your day. The Knickerbocker is the only five-star hotel located in Times Square, and it’s…read more →

Cocktail Techniques in the Craft Coffee Scene

Cocktail Techniques in the Craft Coffee Scene

In craft coffee shops and barista competitions across the US, there’s a compelling trend underway, as techniques commonly reserved for cocktails are making their way from bartender to barista. “You’re really starting to see the influence of mixology in the craft coffee scene,” said Levi Andersen, host of the Audio…read more →

Introducing Triple Shot Espresso Vodka

Introducing Triple Shot Espresso Vodka

I’m no fan of flavored vodkas, but I’ve long been a firm believer in combining vices.  Enter Three Olives Triple Shot Espresso Vodka, which allows the drinker to take the bite out of winter with some caffeinated booze.  From Three Olives – With three shots of the finest Italian Espresso,…read more →