Honeybee’s NYC – First Look

Cienfuegos opened almost 10 years ago at 95 Avenue A. After nearly a decade of slinging rum and Latin American food, it was closed by Ravi DeRossi to undergo a revamp. Speaking to East Village publication EV Grieve, Ravi said: “I was either going to update the decor, menu, etc., or completely change the concept.… Continue reading Honeybee’s NYC – First Look

Avuá Cachaça Prata, Amburana, and Oak Review

Cachaça has had difficulty gaining a strong foothold in the U.S. In fact, it wasn’t until 2013 that cachaça was officially recognized in the U.S. as a distinct Brazilian spirit. Cachaça is made from fresh sugar cane juice and by law must be made in Brazil. Avuá Cachaça is single-sourced and pot distilled at a… Continue reading Avuá Cachaça Prata, Amburana, and Oak Review

Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

Los Vecinos del Campo is a mezcal project from the Sazerac Company and Casa San Matías, one of the oldest tequila distilleries in Mexico It is produced in the Valles Centrales region of Oaxaca by a group of 10 families who have been using traditional methods to produce agave based products. The mezcaleros use locally… Continue reading Los Vecinos Mezcal Del Campo Review

The White Russian – A Rum Version

The White Russian was the signature drink of the Dude in the Big Lebowski. His enthusiasm for the cocktail helped raise the drink to cult status. This is a simple variation on the original creating a drink thats just as tasty while adding an extra layer of complexity by using Art in the Age ROOT (I… Continue reading The White Russian – A Rum Version

The Best Frozen Mudslide Milkshake Variation

Some drinks are the results of happy accidents. I was looking to experiment with ice cream based drink but when I opened the freezer, there was none. However, I did have some Talenti Coconut Almond Chocolate Gelato. I knew this would go perfect as a mudslide. A traditional take on the mudslide is Vodka, Kahlua,… Continue reading The Best Frozen Mudslide Milkshake Variation

Rockey’s Milk Punch: A Conversation with Eamon Rockey

New alcohol products are constantly appearing on the market. Many of them are retreads of products that already exist; a new quadrupled distilled vodka, a r(h)um from another country, or a flavored liqueur. However, when I stumbled across Rockey’s Milk Punch, I knew I had to try it. I had previously made milk punch before… Continue reading Rockey’s Milk Punch: A Conversation with Eamon Rockey