At The Pastry War in Houston, Bobby Heugel brings together big flavors with smoky mezcal, herbal-anisey Green Chartreuse, spicy ginger beer, and mole bitters.
Known best for its bitters, Fee Brothers has been around for 150 years. We had a chance to go behind the scenes at the company's Rochester, NY headquarters.
Mountain Dew Kickstart was originally marketed as a morning beverage, but the new flavors, Black Cherry and Limeade, are supposedly designed for nighttime. We tried them both (and then tried them both with vodka.)
This recipe from Daniel Hyatt finally gives you a way to work pine needles into your cocktail routine. This iced tea with a kick has a subtle evergreen flavor. Christmas trees, beware!
This drink from Anvil Bar & Refuge in Houston might just become your new favorite eggnog recipe. The key: a long pour of Angostura bitters instead of your standard brandy or whiskey base.
For many, the phrase "homemade gin" may conjure up images of bathtub distilleries during Prohibition, and rotgut stuff not really fit for human consumption. Sarah Maiellano and her husband Joe see it differently. They're the folks behind The HomeMade Gin Kit, a package that transforms your self-supplied vodka into gin. It's a lot safer than actually distilling at home, and legal, too.
A Scotch cocktail can be simple: whisky, sugar or honey, bitters, ice. Looking for "a drink that warms and soothes" in a season of bitter cold, Kyle Davidson of Blackbird in Chicago changed the equation a bit, bringing some complexity to the cocktail's flavor without overcomplicating it.
Now, you can add Sriracha flavored booze into your favorite cocktail. You may begin rejoicing.
It's a pretty well established fact that one consumes drinks by, well, drinking them. But the folks behind Vaportini decided to challenge that idea. With a simple $35 kit—premium versions costing up to $160 are also available—your favorite booze transforms into a breathable fog.
We try the new Starbucks Gingerbread Latte, new Sprite Cranberry, Blue Moon Gingerbread Spiced Ale, and a whole slew of eggnogs.
"The idea was to have a drink that had bombastic flavors that would be satisfying after a big meal of deep flavors and then an espresso," Toby Maloney of The Violet Hour told us. Here's the recipe to make this bitter after-dinner drink at home.
A tasty fall cocktail with a cognac base, made with Fernet Branca, maple syrup, and tart apple cider vinegar, plus a sprinkle of cinnamon.
By combining bourbon, Scotch and homemade garam masala-spiced apple syrup, you get a delicious play on fall flavors that'll warm you up from the inside.
More than a thousand bartenders from across the country descended on Portland for the fourth annual Portland Cocktail Week. It's a festival based around education and community, designed to give those in the industry the tools they need to advance their craft.
From The Kirkland Tap & Trotter in Somerville, Massachusetts comes The Storm Cloud, a deliciously herbal take on grapefruit soda spiked with Cocchi Americano and Fernet Branca.
From Portland's Clyde Common comes the Bourbon Renewal, a refined take on the whiskey sour, made with crème de cassis for a bit of sweet berry flavor.
Fall is here, and with it comes fall flavored-everything. We sampled seven new seasonal drinkables, including three vodkas, a beer, a cider, a liqueur, and a refrigerated coffee drink.
This celery-based brunch drink is the perfect alternative to a Bloody Mary.
If you live in New England, you might be familiar with the milk and eggnog from Hood. They recently a line of ready to serve Latte Iced Coffee Drinks, and we were pretty impressed.
In the proud tradition of flavors celebrating video gaming touchstones, Pepsi is back with its latest limited edition Mountain Dew Game Fuel, this time to coincide with the launch of Microsoft's Xbox One. We tried the upcoming limited edition Electrifying Berry.
Shaquille O'Neal already represents Reebok, Icy Hot/Gold Bond, Buick, and Zales. Clearly, cream soda is the next logical step. So we checked out the whole lineup of Soda Shaq AriZona cream sodas from 7-Eleven.
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