Interview with Troy Sidle of Pouring Ribbons and Alchemy Consulting

In today’s interview we sit down with Troy Sidle of Pouring Ribbons which recently opened in NYC. In just a short time it has become one of my favorite bars in NYC due to its welcoming atmosphere coupled with exceptional drinks. If you haven’t already you can read my full review of Pouring Ribbons here… Continue reading Interview with Troy Sidle of Pouring Ribbons and Alchemy Consulting

The Southern Cola

In this era of Cocktail Renaissance we can easily over complicate things, with 18 ingredient cocktails with exotic ingredients. Sometimes the drinks seem more at home on the menu of the Mos Eisley Cantina than at your local watering hole. In contrast this drink is a simple combination of an Amaro and Coke served on… Continue reading The Southern Cola

White Pike Whiskey Review and the Idlewild Cocktail

For full disclosure I did receive this bottle as a free sample from the fine folks at White Pike. I would also like to thank Asst. Brand Manager Mr. Steven Ljubicic for an engaging and informative meeting. Clearly the folks behind this product are passionate about good spirits and it shows. White Pike Whiskey is… Continue reading White Pike Whiskey Review and the Idlewild Cocktail

The Fior di Sicily

Looking for a drink can be a daunting task at times. Often I find myself flipping through recipes looking for something that calls out to me. I picked up a copy of Left Coast Libations which has a range of interesting and exciting cocktails from some of the best bartenders on the West Coast. One… Continue reading The Fior di Sicily