Tag: cocktails

Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Tony C’s Secret Limoncello Recipe

Our close friend Tony C is a true example of the great Italian American family culture.  Tony takes enormous pride in his ancestry, his family and the Italian gastronomical experience. Tony, like many Italian Americans loves to spend extended time with loved ones. He often shares stories about the incredible food, wine, spirits and amazing […]

| April 13, 2013
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The Resurgence of Rye

The Resurgence of Rye

As the original American spirit, rye whiskey is the key ingredient in many classic American cocktails.  Be it the Manhattan, the Sazerac, or the Old Fashioned, rye whiskey is currently undergoing a significant resurgence and Templeton is leading the pack. The Templeton family history is rich with controversy, ambition and a steadfast commitment to quality. […]

| April 9, 2013
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What are you so bitter about?

What are you so bitter about?

With more and more mixologists literally stirring the pot, there has been a proliferation of specialty concoctions and potions to assist them in their craft. Be it a vast selection of flavored simple syrups, unusual fruit, tinctures and a wide array of flavored rim salts and sugars, the options are many. I decided to dip […]

| March 19, 2013
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Gin Made from Wheat and Apples – Tuthilltown Scores Again!

Gin Made from Wheat and Apples – Tuthilltown Scores Again!

The innovation of Tuthilltown Spirits is once again shining with their Half Moon Orchard Gin. Named for the vessel in which Henry Hudson first explored the river bearing his namesake, this fine spirit is uniquely produced from New York wheat and apples. This unique and unusual approach creates a more fragrant base which requires a […]

| March 18, 2013
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Casa Noble—Meet Carlos Santana

Casa Noble—Meet Carlos Santana

As tequila enthusiasts well know, one of the most important factors in a great tequila is the agave—and the finest tequilas in the world are made from blue agave. So as you can imagine, the quality of the agave used in the production of your tequila is critical and the soil from which that agave […]

| March 3, 2013
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Concannon Irish Whiskey—Making History

Concannon Irish Whiskey—Making History

Awarded ‘Best New Irish Whiskey of the Year’ in 2012 from International Spirits Competition certainly set the bar rather high for my expectations of Concannon Irish Whiskey and disappointed I was not! Launched in the U.S. in early 2012, this is one cool customer that is making whiskey enthusiasts stand up and take notice. Craft […]

| March 1, 2013
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Spirits and Slices

Spirits and Slices

Photos by:Eliza Czander Earlier this month, team DFW headed out to Cobble Hill, Brooklyn where Krescendo restaurant and Distillerie Fratelli Branca hosted a competition called Spirits and Slices —a pizza and cocktail pairing competition. On this special evening some of New York's top mixologists competed using a fine array of libations including  Candolini Grappa Bianca, […]

| February 28, 2013
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The Roses Your Man Will Love on Valentine’s Day

The Roses Your Man Will Love on Valentine’s Day

It began when Paul Jones, Jr., the founder of Four Roses Bourbon, became smitten by the beauty of a Southern belle. It is said that he sent a proposal to her, and she replied that if her answer were “Yes,” she would wear a corsage of roses on her gown to the upcoming grand ball. […]

| February 12, 2013
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The World’s Premier Luxury Whisky Show Returns To Vegas

The World’s Premier Luxury Whisky Show Returns To Vegas

  The 2013 Universal Whisky Experience is promising to be the best yet. Founded by real estate developer and whisky enthusiast Mahesh Patel, the Universal Whisky Experience is celebrating its third birthday by convening more than 200 of the world’s finest whiskies in Las Vegas for one unforgettable weekend, March 1-2, 2013. Read more and […]

| February 8, 2013
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Perrier—the Fashionable Choice

Perrier—the Fashionable Choice

Perrier is going after the club soda and seltzer market with a new found gusto and the same old commitment to superior quality. With a solid presence in 150 countries and almost one billion bottles sold annually, they are no newcomer—in fact the story of their product goes back 120 million years. On the Languedoc […]

| February 6, 2013
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