La Quintinye Vermouth Royal – Full Lineup Review 

   La Quintinye is made with a wide variety of plants and spices. Depending on the variety it ranges from 18 in the blanc to 28 in the rouge.  Each offering blends a selection of wines, including white wine and Pineau des Charentes, a fortified wine, blended of slightly fermented grape juice and Cognac).  La

The Milk Maid Cocktail from The Whistler in Chicago

   Instead of your usual tequila drink, I’m looking at you margarita, try this unique cocktail from The Whistler. Cucumber and coconut combine into something magical in this creamy, bright, and refreshing drink.  The Milk Maid 2 oz Blanco Tequila 3/4 oz Coco Lopez 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/4 Simple Syrup 2 Slices of Fresh

Bartender Interview: Sara Justice of The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Company 

   The Franklin Mortgage and Investment Co. is named for the company that served as the front for what was once the largest illicit booze ring in the country. The Franklin plays homage to this bygone era in its style and architecture but the drinks are squarely in the 21st century. They may be inspired

Bartender Interview: Brian Sassen of Repour Bar, Miami 

   Repour Bar is a laid backpack retreat in the middle of South Beach. Housed inside the Albion Hotel it features comfy couches and inventive cocktails. It’s the place to be to escape to escape from the glitz of Miami sit back grab a drink and listen to the soundtrack of life whether that’s the

Piña Colada Jello Shots 

Jell-O shots are often thought of as something you don’t drink after your hard partying college days. But now it’s time for your Jell-O shots to match your bill paying adult self and what better way then with everyone’s favorite piña colada.  Piña Colada Jello Shots 2 Packets of Unflavored Gelatin 8 oz Pineapple Juice